Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school

Uttar Pradesh Police have registered FIR against 28 people in connection with the case in which villagers allegedly locked the stray cows inside the premises of primary school located in their village. Among the 28 accused, 6 are named in FIR while rest are unidentified.

Asian News International January 07, 2019 10:49:57 IST
Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school

Shahjahanpur: Uttar Pradesh Police have registered FIR against 28 people in connection with the case in which villagers allegedly locked the stray cows inside the premises of primary school located in their village. Among the 28 accused, 6 are named in FIR while rest are unidentified.

Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school

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The incident came to light when teachers and students reached the school and informed the officials. The incident took place on 2 January at Nagaria Bujurg village in Jalalabad Tehsil in Shahjahanpur. The FIR was registered on 4 January.

"Their motive was to malign the image of the administration. It was also cruelty against animals. Cows should be kept at the place that is meant for it having both food and shelter," said Vijay Sharma, deputy collector, Jalalabad, Shahjahanpur.

"There was no food for them there. The principal has lodged complaint and an FIR is registered against 22 unknown and 6 persons are named," said the official.

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