Mumbai: Two trying to intercept truck carrying 'beef' truck attacked by mob, seven detained

A case of attempt to murder and rioting has been registered against the unidentified people

Press Trust of India January 16, 2022 19:42:43 IST
Mumbai: Two trying to intercept truck carrying 'beef' truck attacked by mob, seven detained

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Mumbai: Two people trying to intercept a truck allegedly carrying beef were attacked in the early hours of Sunday in Kurla in Mumbai by a mob, a police official said.

The incident took place in Kasaiwada and a case of attempt to murder and rioting has been registered against unidentified persons, he added.

"Acting on a tip-off, one Ashish Bareek and his associate, who are part of an NGO that works for animal welfare, arrived at a spot in Kasaiwada to stop a truck allegedly carrying beef. However, a mob that had assembled there attacked them. We have detained seven people," the official said.

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