Another incident took place on Thursday morning, Dibrugarh police fired on scandalous cattle smuggler Mohammad Akhtar Raja Khan alias Tiklu Khan as he attempted to leave police custody.
Speaking to the media, Dibrugarh SP Shwetank Mishra said, “We had taken him to Brahmaputra Chapori for further recovery of cattle, but he tried to escape from our custody and we shot at his leg. He sustained an injury on his right leg injury and was admitted to AMCH for treatment.”
Meanwhile, Dibrugarh police apprehended three cattle traffickers and seized 95 cow heads from their custody along the Brahmaputra riverside in upper Assam Dibrugarh.
Mohammad Akhtar Raja alias Tiklu Khan, Mohammad Anuwarul Haque, and Mohammad Anish Rahman have been identified as the smugglers.
Police also informed that Tiklu Khan is involved in a variety of illegal operations and operates a cattle syndicate in upper Assam.