Cow smugglers kill half-a-dozen stray cattle, fire shots in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district

Badaun: Bovine smugglers allegedly killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and fired at people in a village in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, prompting the immediate suspension of the entire Dial 100 team, a senior police official said on Saturday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The incident took place in Bhoor Khitaura village in Sahaswan tehsil late Friday night.

"Bovine smugglers killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and threw the skeletons after packing the flesh in a truck," Senior Superintendent of Police Chandra Prakash said.

They smugglers also fired at villagers when they were trying to flee from the spot, he said.

"Based on the complaints of the villagers, the entire team of Dial 100 (responsible for patrolling in the village) has been suspended," he said.

The circle officer of Sahawan has been asked to conduct a probe into the alleged laxity of the police station in-charge of Sahaswan Police Station and other staff, Prakash said.

Agitating villagers blocked the highway following which senior officials of the district administration reached the spot. They were pacifying the villagers to call off their protest.


Updated Date: Jul 15, 2017 16:28 PM

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