Two arrested for illegally trying to slaughter buffaloes

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Two people have been arrested in Shamli district after they were allegedly found preparing to illegally slaughter buffaloes, police said today.

Six buffaloes were found from a house Azad chowk area of Shamli city during an early morning raid by the police yesterday, they said.

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Dil Nawaz and Rafiq were arrested while they were allegedly preparing to illegally slaughter the buffaloes, a police official said.

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A case under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act has been registered against the duo, the official said.

The arrests come amid the Uttar Pradesh government launching a crackdown on illegal slaughter houses and meat shops across the state since Aditya Nath Yogi becoming the chief minister.

(with inputs from PTI)

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  1. No sooner the order of closure on slaughter houses started, the vigilantism has gained momentum. The democles sword will be on muslim community mainly who mostly eek out a living.

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