A man has been arrested for being allegedly involved in illegal slaughter of buffaloes in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, the police said. During a raid in Gulshan locality of Shamli on Monday, 13 buffaloes were seized from the man's house, a police officer said.
Subsequently, a case was registered against him under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and he was arrested, the officer said.
In a separate incident, police seized meat, suspected to be that of cow, from a house in Tessa village in Sikheda of Shamli district on Monday evening. Nine people have been booked and the meat sample sent tolaboratory for test, police said.