Cow slaughter: Main accused held in Muzaffarnagar


Muzaffarnagar : Police today arrested the main accused in the incident of cow slaughter from Khalauli area of Muzaffarnagar district. Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar told mediapersons that police had registered a case against Zeeshan Quereishi and three others for illegally slaughtering a cow. ''The police is searching for other culprits,'' Mr Kumar said. However, police had averted a Dadri like incident in Muzaffarnagar yesterday, when hundred of members of the majority community were attacked at the house of one Zeeshan, accused of illegally slaughtering a cow. He and his family had managed to slip away just few minutes before the mob arrived, he said. Mr Kumar said the situation was under control in the area and police force had been deployed to avoid any untoward incident.

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