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The truck, which bore a registration number of Haryana’s Rewari district, was intercepted at the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in the Ecotech 1 police station area, the police said.

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  • Last Updated: November 30, 2020, 22:06 IST
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Over three dozen cattle being ferried in a truck were rescued and three people arrested for alleged cruelty against animals in Greater Noida on Monday, police said.

The truck, which bore a registration number of Haryana’s Rewari district, was intercepted at the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in the Ecotech 1 police station area, the police said.

“The truck was intercepted following a tip-off from a Haryana-based person. When checked, 36 buffaloes and one bull were found on the truck being ferried in a cruel condition,” a police spokesperson said.

Those held have been identified as Waseem Kaddoos from Rajasthan’s Ajmer, Ruddar, who hails from Rajasthan’s Bharatpur, and Mohammad Murtaza, a native of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said. An FIR has been lodged at the Ecotech 1 police station in connection with the case under provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, the police added.

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