Three held for illegal cattle slaughtering in west Delhi

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New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) Three men were arrested on the charge of illegal cattle slaughtering in the national capital, police said on Friday.

The accused have been identified as Shanu (23), a native of Sambhal district in Uttar Pradesh, Tanjeem (23) and Mohseen (30), both hailing from Shamli district in UP, they said.

Police received information that suspected remains of cattle, that appeared to have been slaughtered, were seen lying in a vacant plot in the outskirts of the Ranhola area in west Delhi. Subsequently, a case was registered at Ranhola police station under relevant sections of law, a senior police officer said.

Several teams were formed to arrest the suspected persons who were involved in the act. Police succeeded in identifying and arresting three accused, he said.

One car used in the commission of the crime, and knives used for slaughtering animals, were recovered from them, police said.

Further raids to arrest the other accused are underway, they said. PTI NIT NIT AQS AQS

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