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Three cops transferred in connection with Bulandshahr violence

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

Senior of (SSP) and two other officials have been transferred in connection with the mob violence in Uttar Pradesh's district in which two people including a cop were killed.

Sitapur of has been appointed as SSP replacing Singh, who has now been transferred to of Police (DGP) Headquarters in

The other two policemen, who have been transferred include Sharma and station in-charge Prakash has been transferred to in Moradabad while Kumar has been transferred to district.

On Friday, five people were arrested by the police in connection with the incident on the basis of video footages and eyewitnesses.

Clashes erupted in Bulandshahr on December 3 after cattle carcass was found in the region, which led to agitation by locals demanding the closure of all illegal animal slaughterhouses. In the protests that ensued, a and a civilian were killed.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 12:30 IST