Assam: Duo Arrested In Guwahati For Trading Beef
Along with fresh flesh, the police recovered 13kg of cooked beef from the accused’s possession.
GUWAHATI: A duo has been arrested for illegally trading beef in Guwahati's Six Mile area. The episode took place in Dwarandha area of Six Mile, on 8th February, Wednesday. As per the reports, both father and the son were selling beef in the region from a very long time.
The duo has been identified as Abdul Salam and Mohidul Islam. Along with fresh flesh, the police recovered 13kg of cooked beef from the accused's possession. A case have been lodged in the nearest Dispur police unit under registration number 251/2022 and IPC section 13(1) of the Assam Cattle Preservation Act 2021, in connection with the matter.
The local police accused them for carrying out the activity of trading beef in the area and breaking laws of the state. Later, the duo was presented before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate of Kamrup Metro.
The authorities then announced 14 days of judicial custody to both father and the son. Assam Cattle Preservation Act restricts individuals from slaughtering cattle and trading beef in localities where Hindus, Jains and Sikhs resides in majority or within a distance of 5km radius of a temple. The Act permits the slaughter of cattle like bulls and buffaloes only if it is more than 14 years of age or has turned permanently incapacitated because of some sort of deformity or injury.
On 7th of February, Tuesday, a matter came forth where a man has been killed on the grounds of suspicion of cow theft. As many as 14 people have been arrested in connection with the issue. The episode took place in Assam's Sivasagar district, near Bamunpukhuri tea garden.
The deceased victim has been identified as Naju Ali. Naju Ali was attacked by a group of people and beaten to death. The agitated individuals thought that Naju Ali was a cow theft. However, Ali was admitted in a local hospital for medical attention, but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.