Bantwal, February 12: Vittal cops have traced a cattle which was being transported illegally on a auto rickshaw at Kukkebettu near Neerkaje in the taluk on Wednesday February 11th.
The driver of the said auto rickshaw is the accused and has been identified as Abdul Rashid (30) a resident of Mangilapadavu Kodange in Vittal Padnoor village.
The cops were intimated after some people observed that a bullock was being taken towards Vittal from the direction of Punacha in the auto rickshaw. They also stopped the vehicle at Kukkebettu near Neerkaje in Kepu village.
The police have seized the auto rickshaw and the driver has been arrested, after learning that Rashid was transporting the cattle in inhumane way and that there were no documents concerned to the animal transportation.
Vittal cops have registered a case.