Assam Cops Rescue 75 Dogs Being Smuggled to Nagaland For Meat
Incident took place in 2017, The pick-up van which was used to smuggle the animals was spotted by locals in Assam’s Samaguri town, after which they alerted the police. The police team which intercepted the pick-up van also arrested four men who were smuggling the dogs. The animals were kept with their mouths taped, heaped on top of each other. By the time they were rescued, 22 of the dogs had already collapsed due to suffocation. They were kept in a really pathetic condition. The four men have reportedly told the police that they lured the dogs, mostly strays, with biscuits containing something intoxicating. Their mouths were tied to make sure that they don’t bark or make noise. The four have admitted that they were taking the canines to Dimapur to sell them to dog meat market there.