Karkala: A pickup vehicle, trafficking cattle toppled near Hebri on Saturday, January 30.
Three cows died in the incident. Police seized the vehicle and six cattle worth Rs. 25,000.
It is said that the police who knew about the trafficking of cattle, was waiting for the vehicle to arrive near Belanje on Saturday. However, the driver on noticing the police grew nervous and suddenly lost control over the vehicle and it plunged down a gorge. As a result three cows died on the spot.