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UP police arrest man for involvement in illegal slaughter of buffaloes

During A Raid In Gulshan Locality Of Shamli On Monday, 13 Buffaloes Were Seized From The Man's House, A Police Officer Said.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 01:06:16 PM
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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. 

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 12:54:00 PM