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Butcher arrested in UP for allegedly trying to slaughter buffalo without licence

Acting On A Tip-off, Police Nabbed Asif Qureshi From Kandhla Town On Sunday And Seized The Buffalo.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Apr 2017, 02:53:13 PM
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Muzaffarnagar :

A butcher has been arrested for allegedly trying to slaughter a buffalo in his house without licence in neighbouring Shamli district, police said on Monday. 

Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed Asif Qureshi from Kandhla town on Sunday and seized the buffalo.

According to Qureshi, he had to supply the meat for a marriage function, police said.

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In another case in Shamli district, police registered a case against six persons for allegedly indulging in cattle slaughtering without licence at Kairana town yesterday.

Police raided a house and seized meat and seven buffaloes from the site, SHO Rajkumar Sharma said, adding the six accused, including the house owner Khurshid were absconding.

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First Published : 03 Apr 2017, 02:45:00 PM