Indore, September 14
A 39-year-old man has been arrested beneath the stringent National Security Act for allegedly promoting beef in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore metropolis, police stated on Monday.
On the premise of a police report issued on Sunday, the district administration despatched the accused to jail beneath the National Security Act (NSA), Superintendent of Police (West Zone) Mahesh Chandra Jain stated.
Under the NSA, an individual may be detained with out a cost for as much as 12 months if authorities are glad that she or he is a menace to nationwide safety or regulation and order.
According to police, the person was arrested on costs of promoting beef in South Toda space beneath Raoji Bazar police station limits right here.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a store within the space on Saturday and allegedly seized a big amount of beef from there, Raoji Bazar police station’s sub-inspector Seema Dhakad stated.
The accused was allegedly promoting beef on the store meant for promoting goat meat, the official stated.
A probe is underway to search out out from the place he received beef and to whom he was promoting it, Dhakad stated.
Earlier additionally, instances have been registered in opposition to the accused in Indore and Ujjain beneath the MP Cow Progeny Slaughter Prevention Act-2004, the official stated, including that these instances are pending in courtroom. PTI