Two were held by the Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district police for possessing 500 kg of beef on August 10. Reportedly, both the accused were caught when they were traveling from Bistupur to Dhatkidih carrying beef and were charged under the Jharkhand Bovine Animal Prohibition of Slaughter Act, 2005. Police also seized Rs 40,000 in cash. Meanwhile, the slaughter of Bovine animals is banned in Jharkhand.
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Addressing an election-rally ahead of by-polls, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said, anyone who kills bovines will be sent to jail. Calling cow-slaughter "unacceptable" he said, “Protecting cows is everyone’s responsibility”. The comments came in a day after Allahabad High-Court slammed UP government over misusing anti-cow slaughter law. The court, while hearing a plea by one of the accused in cow slaughtering, noted that the law was being… read-more
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