Nagaur: Cattle fairs become hubs for illegal animal trafficking [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=88983]
In the recently held Nagaur Cattle Fair, 27 people were arrested and 200 camels, which were to be smuggled out of the state, have been rescued from them. On February 5, an FIR was lodged in Nagaur, Rajasthan under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,
1960 against 18 people from Uttar Pradesh, eight from Bharatpur and one from Alwar for trying to smuggle 200 camels out of Rajasthan for slaughter. Generally, these camels are sold within the price range of Rs 70,000 to Rs 1 lakh.