Goshamahal MLA Raja Singh, belonging to the BJP, today caught a container van which was transporting cows allegedly for slaughter, in Medchal district.
The incident occurred in the Shamirpet police station limits.
On coming to know that about 60 cows were being illegally transported on the Shamshabad highway for slaughter, Singh proceeded to the place along with his followers. He searched some lorries parked there, and in one of them, nearly 60 cows were found.
He immediately got the container shifted to the Serilingampally police station and registered a case.
The police then took the cleaner of the van into custody and started interrogating him to find out where the cows were being transported from and who was behind the operation. Six persons were arrested.