3 Alleged Cattle Slaughterers Arrested After Gunfight with Cops in Greater Noida

The three accused were injured during the exchange of fire, they said.


Press Trust of India (PTI)

via News 18 India - Feb 12, 2021


Noida (UP): Three alleged cow slaughterers were held in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida after a gunfight with the police, officials said on Friday. The three accused were injured during the exchange of fire, they said.


A calf was also rescued from their possession following the gunfight that broke out late Thursday night near Sector Omnicron 1, Greater Noida Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajesh Kumar Singh said. Among those held, one was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his arrest, Singh said, adding the police have recovered slaughtering tools like chopping knives, rope, intoxicants and syringes from the accused.


"They were in a car when the local Dadri police intercepted them. An exchange of fire took place between the two sides in which the trio got injured while two more of their associates managed to escape from the spot. A search operation has been launched for their arrest also," DCP Singh said. Those held have been identified as Jameel, Rizvan, both from Hapur district, and Waseem, who hails from Ghaziabad, the police said...