Four men from Kashmir are among five people who have been accused of smuggling cattle and police say they were arrested and 36 bovine animals were rescued from them in Jammu.
A police team intercepted two vehicles in the Chowki Choura area of the district and carried out searches, police officials said.
The police rescued 36 bovines during searches carried out by them, they said.
Those arrested have been identified as Mohammad Yousuf, Faisal Bashir, Touseef Ahmed Sheikh, Muneeb Ahmed Shiekh, residents of Anantnag district of South Kashmir, and Barkat Ali of Akhnoor area of Jammu district, they said.
Further investigation in the matter is underway, police said.