21 - 02 - 2019

Two dog smugglers arrested

Agartala, Jan 29,2019:Two dog smugglers were arrested  Tuesday carrying four Indian breed dogs tied tightly inside gunny bags  while they were being taken to Mizoram.

Officer-in-charge of East Agartala police station, Debashish Saha said that the dogs were recovered from a vehicle  at 3 in the early morning today at Buddhamandir area in Agartala. Policemen on patrol  halted a vehicle carrying dogs in suspicious conditions. Prima facie evidence suggests that the animals were being smuggled”,

The official also said that an FIR is being registered against the accused under Prevention of Cruelty against Animals Act, 1960 of the Indian Penal Code. The detainees identified as Johnunsanga, Lalthanmuia are residents of Kanhmun, a Mizoram village bordering Tripura in the north district.