The minute-long video surfaced on social media Saturday and contradicts the Hapur Police stand that the lynching was not connected to cows or cattle. So far, police have insisted that the lynching was the fallout of a road rage incident.
According to Baghel, they got a tip-off that Qureshi had gone to Faheem’s shop in Amariya village to allegedly purchase cow meat. Police rushed to Faheem’s shop but he had escaped. The meat has been sent to a forensic laboratory in Mathura for testing, the SHO said.
Rampur native Haneef and Alok were arrested after a case was lodged against them under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955, at Khajuria police station.
Local residents alleged that in absence of a slaughterhouse, the Pojis slaughter buffalo illegally. The other way to procure carabeaf is for shopowners to get it from Thane, about 45 km away
The host of the Dharma Sansad, Vishweshwara Thirtha, who is the head of the Pejawar Mutt in Udupi, brought a resolution seeking minority status for people within the Hindu religion, like Dalits, in order for them to avail benefits.
Only a couple of weeks ago, gaurakshaks impounded a consignment of eight indigenous Gir breed cows that Jadhav had sourced from a farmer in Gujarat’s Amreli district. These animals, whose milk fetches a premium, are currently being housed at a gaushala (cow shelter) near Amreli.
Four people were arrested in Kalyan city for transporting buffalo allegedly for slaughter. Centre has banned sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter under Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act.
Giridih Deputy Commissioner, Uma Shankar Singh said: “The situation escalated suddenly. The initial presence of police, although outnumbered, helped us save lives. The injured is completely out of danger. We are probing the case from all angles.”
Punjab’s unique cattle breeding-cum-milk sale dairying model is under threat from gau rakshak activism and the Centre’s new animal trading rules. Randhawa and Gill are amongst Punjab’s many dairy farmers who have made the state into a major supplier of not just milk, but also milch animals.
The comments of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party leader comes in the wake of Sadhvi Saraswati’s remarks that the beef eaters should be hanged during a meet of various Hindu outfits in Goa
“There is no such thing as absolute fundamental right. The right to eat beef is subject to ‘reasonable restrictions’ in the Constitution. Soon, a national ban will be announced on cow slaughter and consumption,”said BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.
“The followers of Swami Vivekananda and Veer Savarkar who are making a hue and cry about cows, they should be made to understand that only North India and one big community cannot be considered as entire India,” Vijay wrote in the article.
Security has been tightened and extra police deployed as a precautionary measure.
Beef is widely consumed in much of the north eastern states and the Bharatiya Janata Party has been accused by its rivals of working to impose a ban in the region as well.
The Judge directed both the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments to amend the provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 and IPC Section 429 so that the offences under the Act are non-bailable.