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Woman gets 12-year jail term for killing cow in Nepal

Written by: Staff

Kathmandu, Apr 2 (UNI) A woman in the eastern Sankhubasabha district of Nepal has been jailed for 12 years on the charge of killing a cow for meat.

The district judge sentenced Kripa Bhoteni, 50, of Khandbari municipality, to 12 years jail term as she was found guilty of cow slaughter.

Police had filed a case against her a few months ago.

Killing a cow is punishable only in this Hindu kingdom of the world.

Cow is also the national animal of Nepal.


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