Authorities beefed up security in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of western Uttar Pradesh 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.
"Caution is being taken," Singh told PTI.
"We are also keeping a tab on social media 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.
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