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Cow slaughter


A month after Allahabad HC pulled it up, Sitapur police close ‘cow slaughter’ case

June 19, 2021 5:31 am

At a hearing on May 17, the court had observed that provisions of the Act were wrongly invoked against 22-year-old Suraj, the applicant. The court gave the police two weeks to file a reply.

Karnataka: BJP pushes anti-cattle slaughter Bill through Council amid protests

February 09, 2021 1:31 am

The Bill, which envisages a total ban on all cattle slaughter, was passed in the state Assembly on December 9 last year amid Opposition protest but was not tabled in the Council since BJP did not control the Upper House then.

Karnataka widens ambit, passes tough anti-cow slaughter law

December 10, 2020 8:34 am

The Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2020, which envisages a ban on all forms of cattle slaughter and stringent punishment for offenders, is a revised version of a Bill that was passed in 2010 when the BJP was in power.

UP: NSA invoked against 11 held for cow slaughter

October 31, 2020 7:40 am

“Police sent its report to the district magistrate and on completion of due procedure, the DM has invoked NSA against the 11 accused,” said Praveen Singh Chauhan, Additional Superintendent of Police, Badaun.

UP cow slaughter law is being misused against innocent: Allahabad HC

October 27, 2020 11:28 am

The data show that closure reports were filed in 32 cases after the police failed to gather evidence against the accused.

Bijnor: Cow abattoir running as ‘dairy’ raided, 6 held

September 20, 2020 4:18 am

Eight Bijnor policemen, including two sub-inspectors Irshad Ali and Nareshpal, were sent to the police lines on Saturday for alleged negligence and dereliction of duty. They may face suspension, said a police officer.

PIL seeks ban on slaughter of ‘old bulls, buffaloes’

February 22, 2020 2:27 am

The petition claimed that these animals “continue to provide dung and urine that can either be used by farmers as manure and fertilizer, or can be sold by the owners...”

In one Jharkhand district, 53 booked in cow slaughter cases in six years, all acquitted

October 02, 2019 1:13 pm

A scrutiny of district court records by The Indian Express found that at least 53 people booked on charges of cow slaughter, or intent to slaughter cows under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, in 16 cases have been acquitted since 2018.

Gujarat High Court suspends 10-year jail term of man convicted of cow slaughter

September 21, 2019 1:53 pm

The high court observed that the accused Salim Makrani is not alleged to have indulged in economic activity of animal slaughter, and therefore the court used “judicial discretion” to suspend his sentence.

Cow slaughter case lodged, madrasa targeted in Uttar Pradesh village

July 17, 2019 7:05 am

According to villager, a crowd of around 60 to 70 people from Behta and surrounding villages were involved in the violence, which started around 10 am and lasted nearly one-and-a-half hours, they said. Heavy police force has been deployed in the area.