A substantial manhunt is underway in main India after a gang of burglars swiped almost a tonne of cow dung from a village, authorities claimed.
Citizens in the main state of Chhattisgarh grumbled to authorities last week after more than 800 kilogrammes of poo went away from their warehouse.
Authorities said the gang struck in the evening, burglarizing the vault in Korba district’s Dhurena town as well as leaving with their poignant plunder approximated to be worth some Rs1,600.
“We have questioned some suspects but no apprehensions have been made yet,” regional policemans Harish Tandekar informed AFP on Wednesday.
He included that it was unclear how the suspects had been able to deliver such a big quantity of faeces, or why they had taken it.
“Examinations are continuing and also every initiative is being made to find the wrongdoers,” Tandekar stated.
Chhattisgarh purchases bovine dung from milk farmers at Rs200 per 100 kilogrammes under a state scheme to generate vermicompost.
Recently, many Indian states have been urging farmers to sell cow poo for organic farming.
There has actually also been an enhanced demand for livestock waste for eco-friendly products such as earthen lights and for spiritual purposes.
Some Hindus think about cows sacred and use the animals’ dung as well as pee for medicines and also various other divine practices.
In 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist federal government invested 5 billion rupees right into study into establishing medicines as well as personal-hygiene products from cow dung as well as urine.
The government is wanting to urge the manufacturing of toothpaste, shampoos and insect repellents from cow dung and urine.