Moodabidri, Nov 03, 2016 : On credible information of illegal transport of cattle from Kashipatna in Beltangady to Shirtady Moodabidri police waylaida at Padukonaje vehicle near Shirtady on November 03, Thursday.
It is said that Moodabidri police Inspector Ramachandra Nayak along with three officers were engaed in checking the vehicle passing through Padukonaje. On noticing the police checking vehicles the accused fled from the spot leaving the vehicle loaded with cattles . As the accused tried to flee, the inspector fired one round of bullets into the air, which frightened the traffickers who then got down from the Qualis and escaped through the nearby fields.
Toyota Quails, two mobile phones were siezed and seven cows were rescued from them.
Investigations are in progress at Moodabidri police station