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Security beefed up in Gautam Buddh Nagar after Bulandshahr violence

Press Trust of India  |  Noida (UP) 

Authorities beefed up security in district of western on Monday after a mob rampaged through a Bulandshahr neighbourhood earlier in the day against alleged cow slaughter during which two people, including a police official, died.

said he has spoken to officers to ensure security in the district, specially in areas such as Jewar and Dankaur, which has boundaries with Bulandshahr.

"Caution is being taken," Singh told

of Police said the police department has intensified checking of vehicles coming from Bulandshahr.

"We are also keeping a tab on to check spread of rumours," said Sharma.

Police also took out a march in Greater Noida Monday night. a large number of police personnel participated in the march, officials said.

The department has urged residents for cooperation to maintain peace in the area.

A police inspector, who had probed the Akhlaq lynching case initially, and a youth died of gunshot injuries earlier Monday in violence over alleged illegal cow slaughter in Bulandshahr.

(zone) said the protestors pelted stones on police officials and indulged in arson, setting ablaze several vehicles and a police chowki.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 01:20 IST