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Cow slaughter case: Mob attacks house in UP, owner held

A case has been lodged against the family members for alleged cow slaughter, police said.

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar |
Updated: July 31, 2016 2:59:37 pm
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Tension prevailed in Kadhli village after a mob attacked a house where an alleged cow slaughter took place following which police arrested the house owner and lodged an FIR against those who indulged in the rioting.

The trouble started when irate locals last evening gathered outside Zishan Qureshi’s house accusing him and his family members of cow slaughter, they said.

The mob damaged Qureshi’s house but police reached the spot and brought the situation under control, police said.

There were earlier reports that the mob tried to set afire the house but SSP Deepak Kumar denied that they made any such attempt.

A case has been lodged against the family members for alleged cow slaughter, police said.

Qureshi was arrested on Saturday, the SSP said.

Also, an FIR has been lodged against several people in the mob under IPC section 147 (rioting), 427 (mischief causing damage) and 452 (house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault), he said.

Heavy police force has been deployed in the village as tension prevailed there, they added.

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