Protesters clash with police in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri over alleged cow slaughter

10, Oct 2015

Oct 10, 2015 |
• PTI
• Mainpuri
People in Nagaria village set police jeeps on fire and damaged several other vehicles
Mainpuri: Two people were arrested on Friday night after protesters clashed with the police in Karhal area in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri following rumour of cow slaughter.
People in Nagaria village set police jeeps on fire and damaged several other vehicles as they were agitated over allegation of killing of a cow in the village, police said.
It was alleged that a cow, which was grazing in a field near the village, was whisked away for slaughter and its skin was being removed in a house when some villagers barged in, the police said.
Sub-Divisinal Magistrate of Karhal, Vijay Pratap said it would be known only after post mortem if a cow was slaughtered as was being alleged by some persons, or the skin of a dead cow was being removed.

 

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