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Cow vigilantes assault six for allegedly carrying buffaloes

Delhi Police has registered an FIR and is currently investigating the scene

Press Trust of India/ BS Web Desk  |  New Delhi 

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Six people were assaulted after their truck carrying buffaloes grazed a vehicle in outer Delhi's Baba Haridas Nagar, police said on Saturday. 

Police has registered an FIR and is currently investigating the scene. The mob also reportedly vandalised the vehicles in which the calves were being carried. Police has registered an FIR and is currently investigating the scene, Indian Express reported.

Earlier, PM Modi had condemned such attacks and warned people that killings in the name of cow protection would not be tolerated. PMO tweeted: 

After the incident yesterday, locals gathered at the spot and tried to rough up the truckers accusing them of carrying buffaloes illegally.

However, policemen reached the spot on time and brought the situation under control.

A case has been registered against unidentified men, police said. No arrest has been made yet in this connection.

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First Published: Sat, July 08 2017. 14:27 IST
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