HC tells police to act against illegal slaughterhouses

The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday directed the state police to start taking action against illegal slaughterhouses in the state.

While hearing a petition filed by two members of the Gau Gyan Foundation, Justice Aravind Kumar directed the NGO to file details of their contentions in a chronological order with regard to the illegal animal slaughters and the slaughterhouses they have found.

They filed documents related to the case in a sealed cover to the court. The judge adjourned the hearing to October 10.

The court was hearing a petition filed by executive members of Gau Gyan Foundation against Mohammed Ejaz Qureshi, president of Karnataka Beef Association and others. The petitioners have contended that large number of cattle including cows, calves, bulls,

The petitioners have contended that a large number of cattle including cows, calves, bulls, she-buffaloes, oxen and camel have been transported in the middle of the night and stocked up at the sides of the roads in an inhuman manner around Shivajinagar, Bharathi Nagar, K G Halli, D J Halli and Tannery Road.
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