Five men were arrested by the New Jalpaiguri patrol team with 24 cattle animals from the Fulbari Highway late on Monday night.
NJP Police Station In-Charge, Anirban Bhattacharya, shared that the team stopped a truck that was heading from Bihar to Meghalaya. On searching the vehicle, they found 24 livestock animals which were being transported illegally.
The police arrested the five men and also seized the vehicle after they failed to produce the documents of the vehicle.
Bhattacharya shared that the accused were presented in front of the Jalpiaguri Court on Tuesday, where they were sentenced to 14 days of police remand.