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UP: Police inspector, civilian killed in clashes over alleged cattle slaughter

ANI  |  Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

A lost his life after clashes erupted over the presence of illegal animal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh's city on Monday.

As per the police, clashes began after locals in the region found cattle carcass in the nearby area.

During the violence that ensued in the region, a local youth, identified as Sumit, was shot and immediately shifted to a hospital in However, he succumbed to his

In the wake of the unrest, Police's (ADG) of law and order, told media: "One died in stone pelting from villagers. Later, a local also got shot and was shifted to a hospital in where he succumbed to A probe is underway to find out who shot him."

Kumar further said that villagers protested because they found cattle carcass in the field. "People complained that cattle carcass was found in the field, villagers were assured action, but villagers carried the carcass on a tractor and blocked the main road. The protest turned violent and stones were pelted on police. Forces retaliated with lathi charge.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 20:30 IST