Rangat, June 9: In a commendable display of vigilance and swift action, the Rangat Police Station successfully recovered stolen cows, reinforcing their commitment to combat illegal cattle trafficking.

On 07.06.24, a complaint of the theft of two cows was reported at PS Rangat. Following this, a FIR under the relevant sections was lodged. Immediately, a team consisting of SI Manoj Lal, and PCs K. Sameer, MK Akbar Ali, and Pranab Halder was constituted under the leadership of SI Madhab Halder, SHO PS Rangat. After intense searching in the nearby creeks and sea area, a dinghy carrying cattle in a hazardous manner was intercepted amid rough sea in a midnight operation with the assistance of the PMF unit of Rangat, led by SI Abdul Latheef. On inquiry about the transportation of cattle, the traffickers failed to produce any valid documents, indicating their involvement in illegal cattle trafficking. Further, the cattle were safely recovered and brought to shore, along with the alleged offenders, for further legal action. Sections of Cruelty against animals were also added to the investigation against the traffickers of the said cattle.

The operation was conducted under the supervision of Sh. Rahul L Nair, IPS, SDPO Rangat and overall direction and supervision of Ms. Geetanjali Khandelwal, IPS, Superintendent of Police, North and Middle Andaman District.

The general public is requested to pass and share any credible information pertaining to any crime or illegal activities to their nearest Police Station or over phone No.100, 112 & 03192-273344. The identity of the informers will be kept secret and will also be suitably rewarded.