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UP CM Yogi Adityanath asks police officials to prepare action plan for closure of slaughter houses, orders blanket ban on cows smuggling

The Chief Minister Also Ordered Blanket Ban On Smuggling Of Cows Across The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 22 Mar 2017, 01:09:45 PM
UP CM Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi :

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed the police officials to prepare an action plan for closure of slaughter houses in the state.

The chief minister also ordered blanket ban on smuggling of cows across the state.

On Tuesday, slaughter house, which was allegedly being run illegally, was sealed by the district authorities in the Kamalgadaha locality under Jaitpura police station here, police officials had said.

The development comes after a BJP government led by chief minister Yogi Adityanath was sworn in Uttar Pradesh.

Officials had claimed, that the slaughterhouse had been shutdown in 2012, but it continued to operate in a clandestine manner.

A joint team of Pollution Control Board, municipal authorities, along with administrative and police officials had sealed the slaughterhouse and also recovered over five dozen cattle.

Officials said that the slaughterhouse was sealed after the caretakers were unable to furnish valid papers for the cattle.

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First Published : 22 Mar 2017, 12:45:00 PM

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