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After Ahmedabad, now mob attacks police in Surat during crackdown on cow slaughter


Surat, Oct 08: Police was attacked by a mob on Tuesday in Dabhel village on Surat-Navsari Road in Gujarat. The police had gone to check cow slaughter in the region when locals attacked them leaving three policemen injured.

Even two villagers suffered bullet injuries as cops fired in air to disperse the rampaging mob.

As per a TOI report, "Following specific information about cows being slaughtered, DH Soni, police sub-inspector of Navsari rural police station, and his team went to check the slaughter house in the village around 6 am. Police found two slaughtered cow and two living calves from a slaughter house in Navinagari locality of the village. While they were checking, a mob gathered near the slaughter house and attacked them."

As per the daily, "Some police vehicles including that of Navsari superintendent of police Nilesh Jajadiya were also damaged by the mob. In the attack, assistant sub-inspector Ramesh Vinayak, head constable Pramod Raval, police constables - Bhavesh Kau and Yuvrajsinh Juvansinh, suffered injuries. They have been admitted in a private hospital in Navsari."

Police has booked 28 accused and group of other 200 men and women for attacking the police.

Few days back similar incident took place in Ahmedabad where police was attacked by the locals. The police had claimed that during Eid, some slaughter house operators slaughtered cows, which is prohibited in the state. The police claimed that local residents pelted stones on the police who had gone to nab a person involved in a cow slaughter case in Shahpur.

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