- Two pickup vans were intercepted by a group of "cow protection unit"
- The police said the accused were on their way to Delhi
- Search is on for two others who ran away, said Gurgaon police
Two persons were allegedly assaulted by a mob in Haryana's Gurgaon district on Tuesday on the suspicion of smuggling cattle.
Two pickup vans were intercepted by a group of "cow protection unit" near Islampur village, 3 km from Gurgaon, on Tuesday morning, said Savita Kataria - the person who led the group.
Shathil Ahmad, a resident of Palwal district, and Tayaid were arrested and a search is on for two others who ran away, said Gurgaon police PRO Subhash Bokan.
According to Savita Kataria, residents of the village went on a rampage after "they saw cattle inside the vehicles" and thrashed Ahmad and Tayaid.
The police said the accused were on their way to deliver the consignment in Delhi, adding that the two vehicles had been seized.
"We have registered an FIR under various sections of the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015," the police added.
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