Commissionerate Police bust inter-state gang involved in cow slaughtering, two arrested
Vehicles and weapons used in crime also recovered, raids on to nab remaining accused: CP
Ludhiana, January 7, 2022: In a major breakthrough, Ludhiana Commissionerate Police has busted a inter-state gang involved in cow slaughtering by arresting the two accused.
Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that the gang was also involved in an incident that took place on November 24, last, wherein organs of stray cattle were found scattered in the focal point locality. Subsequently, a case was also registered under relevent sections of law including hurting religious sentiments besides launching a thorough investigation into the matter.
The CP further added that while probing the matter through humane and technical intelligence, the Police got vital leads in the case leading to the arrest of accused namely Kalim Ahmed and Mohammad Rihan, both resident of Utter Pradesh. He stated that the arrested accused revealed that they used to take stray cattle at deserted place and slaughter them so as to remove their skin to further sell it to Delhi. After the crime the gang would throw the organs of the dead animals into the nearby garbage dump, he added.
Mr. Bhullar also said that four other accused have been identified as Aman alias Armaan, Alam of UP, Iqbal a resident of New Delhi and Ravi from Ludhiana District. He said that the raids were on to arrest these accused as police have got vital inputs about their hideouts. A bolero car used in the crime, five sharp edged knives, one axe, four hammers, five salt bags, tarpaulin to cover the beef, cutter, and other sharp edged weapons were also recovered from the accused, which they would use to catch and slaughter stray cattles, said the CP. He also mentioned that the police were also investigating the the links of this gangs with other states.