NSA Invoked Against 3 Men Accused of Cow Slaughter in Cong-Led MP

3 men have been slapped with NSA over cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh, where the Congress recently formed the govt.

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Authorities have slapped the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against three men accused of killing a cow at Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday, 5 February.

The trio, identified as Shakeel, Nadeem and Azam, were sent to jail by a local court on 4 February.

"Acting on a tip-off that a few persons were allegedly involved in illegal act of slaughtering a cow, police raided a place at Kharkali village near here last Friday and seized a large knife and beef from the spot," Moghat police station in-charge, Mohan Singore said.

However, the accused fled from the spot during the police action, he said.

But police arrested them on 2 February from their different hideouts in Khandwa city and district collector, Vishesh Garhpale, slapped the provisions of the NSA against them, Singore said.

"On 4 February, they were produced before a local court, which sentenced them to jail under the NSA and other relevant sections of the IPC," he added.

According to police, Nadeem was earlier also involved in slaughtering of cows and was wanted in the case.

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