Bengal cattle smuggling kingpin held


New Delhi, November 6

The CBI has arrested Enamul Haque, the alleged kingpin of a cattle smuggling racket operating at the India-Bangladesh border, officials said on Friday.

Haque, based in West Bengal, was arrested in Delhi, they said, adding that he was booked along with a Border Security Force (BSF) official for allegedly running the cattle smuggling gang.

On Thursday, the CBI had searched the premises of two chartered accountants in Kolkata in connection with the case, the official said.

The agency had booked Satish Kumar, a former commandant of the 36 BSF Battalion now posted in Raipur, alleged kingpin Haque and two others, Anarul SK and Mohammed Golam Mustafa, they said, adding that it had been alleged that the cattle smugglers were bribing the BSF and Customs officials to keep their illegal business running. — TNS



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