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UP: Three meat shops torched by unidentified assailants in Hathras

The Incident Comes Close On The Heels Of Closure Of Illegal Slaughter Houses In Allahabad And Varanasi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 22 Mar 2017, 02:06:27 PM

New Delhi :

Three meat shops were torched by some unidentified miscreants in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh.  The police officials have registered a case in the matter.  

The incident comes close on the heels of closure of illegal slaughter houses in Allahabad and Varanasi. 

Even, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has also directed the police officials to prepare an action plan for closure of abattoirs in the state.

On Tuesday, 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 in Varanasi.

Also Read | UP: Allahabad Nagar Nigam seals two slaughter houses

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, 01:53:00 PM

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