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Villagers tonsure heads of three men accused of killing cow

Press Trust of India  |  Alirajpur (MP) 

Police in district of have arrested three men for allegedly killing a cow.

Angry locals tonsured the accused's heads before handing them over to police yesterday, said a senior police officer here.

of Police said that Imran (21), (21) and Bhuria (20) were arrested for allegedly killing a cow at Nehtada village under station limits, 38 km from here.

They were arrested under IPC section 379 (theft) and provisions of the Cow Slaughter Prohibition Act.

Imran allegedly slaughtered the animal, belonging to one Nihal Singh, after stealing it, and kept the meat in the houses of and Indu.

After the alleged theft and slaughter came to light, angry villagers tonsured the three men's heads before handing them over to police, the SP said.

"Police have seized the meat and sent samples for testing (to check if it's beef)," said Khare.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 30 2018. 19:40 IST
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