Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday wrote to her Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal, saying mutton traders and importers of the state are being harassed in Punjab and sought his intervention to stop it.Mehbooba said certain persons near Madhopur in Punjab realize substantial amount of money from mutton dealers as special tax for transportation of livestock (sheep/goat), notwithstanding the fact that livestock are procured from neighbouring state of Rajasthan, an official spokesman said.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>She requested Badal that since the mutton dealers are not getting support from police, necessary instructions be issued to the concerned so that they are not harassed and no tax is charged from them for transportation of their livestock.

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Mutton dealers harassed, says Jammu & Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti to Punjab CM in a letter