cattle thief


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Noun1.cattle thief - someone who steals livestock (especially cattle)
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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A man was allegedly beaten to death by a mob on the suspicion of being a cattle thief in a village in Dhalai district on July 3, police said.
Last week the Record revealed that the global superstar can trace her family lineage right back to the MacGregor cattle thief and Jacobite rebel Rob Roy.
The reality beauty can trace her family lineage right back to the MacGregor clan and is related to the famous cattle thief and Jacobite rebel Rob Roy.
AMONG THREE HELD:Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three men, including a drug trafficker and cattle thief, during raids in the limits of Tajori and Lakki police stations.
He further said that a cattle thief Shehbaz was also nabbed.
It is worthwhile to mention here that Shikarpur is most sensitive district in northern Sindh where deadly clashes accustomed to taking place over trivial issues including cattle thief, sharing spy information with police, grazing cattle in Agricultural land, honour killing, monetary issues and etc.
As a result, Dubois is recorded in police reports and law court records as a cattle thief. He is also remembered as a man of uncommon charisma and intelligence who became a local folk hero--a good friend and a charitable, co-operative neighbour.
Macdonald crushed the 1885 Riel Rebellion, her response in "A Cry from an Indian Wife" unambiguously endorsed the indigenous "strike for liberty and life" and bid "our" tribes to "go to war." Later, in "The Cattle Thief," Johnson condemned Ottawa's starvation of the prairie nations: "When you pay for the land you live in, we'll pay for the meat we eat." Settler society's failure to honour the vision of "one common brotherhood" offered by early Indian allies ("Ode to Brant") was always in her sights.
HYDERABAD -- A alleged cattle thief and drug trafficker was gunned down by police during an encounter here in the jurisdiction of Baldia Police Station.
She was also notorious for her association with cattle thief Frederick Ward.
"There is no reports cases of cattle thief within eight counties of Lakes state being caused by youth themselves like before" said Commissioner Kulang.
A CATTLE thief who flouted foot and mouth disease regulations has been caught after the cows he stole were DNA tested.