Highlights 1 Encounter took place in Alwar district in Rajasthan2 The smugglers were transporting 5 cows in a Tata 407 vehicle3 Smugglers opened fire when confronted by policeA cow smuggler was killed in an encounter with police yesterdayThe incident took place in Rajasthan's Alwar district. 5 to 7 cow smugglers opened fire on police while they were illegally smuggling cows. One of the smugglers was killed in the encounter which took place in Janta colony area of Alwar. The police had claimed that both Umar Khan and his accomplice, Tahir Khan, were cow smugglers and that the cattle was being taken for smuggling. Alwar police had also claimed that Tahir Khan had faked a bullet injuryUmar Khan was allegedly shot at and killed by cow vigilantes.
Source: India Today December 07, 2017 02:28 UTC