Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh): The local police have booked at least 16 people for allegedly smuggling cows after the villagers chained them together on the road, on Sunday.
“We have registered a case against all the accused. They have been booked under relevant sections of law. We have seized 7-8 vehicles in which the accused used to transport cows. Further investigation in this matter is underway,” Superintendent of Police Shivdayal Singh told ANI.
#WATCH Several people tied with a rope and made to chant "Gau mata ki jai" in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh on accusation of carrying cattle in their vehicles. (7.7.19) (Note – Abusive language) pic.twitter.com/5pbRZ4hNsR
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The villagers also forced the cow smugglers to chant — Gau Mata Ki Jai — repeatedly.