How information which is easily available to Bajrang Dal does not reach to the Police despite all the systems at their disposal ? Or are the Police purposefully overlook the smuggling to beef ?
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) – On 21st June, the Andhra Pradesh Police had reportedly seized about 26,000 kg of beef at Purushothapuram check post in Srikakulam, located along the Andhra-Odisha border. As per reports, the beef was being transported from the State of West Bengal to Tamil Nadu in a truck. The seized meat was worth ₹20 lakhs in the market and was neatly packed in small parcels.
Andhra Pradesh: 26,000 kg beef seized from a container at Purushottapuram check post in Srikakulam. Satyanarayana, Ichapuram Sub-Inspector says, "1300 packets of beef, each weighing 20 kg seized. Police also detained 2 drivers. Legal formalities underway". (21.06.20) pic.twitter.com/59Kaj7XDhd
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Two drivers, identified as Francis and Ganapathi Sekhar, were arrested by the Ichapuram Police of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. According to Sub-inspector (SI) Satyanarayana, 1300 packets, each weighing 20 kg, were used to transport the seized 26,000 kg of beef. Acting on a tip-off, the Ichapuram Police had seized the truck at around 9 am on 21st June. The tip-off was received from the Bajrang Dal unit in Berhampur, Odisha. The meat was kept at the Police station and sent for Coronavirus testing before producing it as evidence in the Court.