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39-year-old man arrested for selling 'Beef'

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 • Tamil Comments

A 39-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh has been arrested by the police under the National Security Act (NSA), allegedly for selling beef in Indore city.

The accused was found selling beef in his shop which was meant to sell goat meat. "The man was arrested on charges of selling beef in South Toda area under Raoji Bazar police station limits here. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a shop in the area on Saturday and seized a large quantity of beef from there. A probe is underway to find out from where he got beef and to whom he was selling it," an official reportedly stated. Further mentioning that there are other cases against the man pending in court, the official added, "Earlier also, cases were registered against the accused in Indore and Ujjain under the MP Cow Progeny Slaughter Prevention Act-2004." Under the NSA, a person can reportedly be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if authorities are satisfied that he or she is a threat to national security or law and order.

Additional Superintendent of Police Mahesh Chandra Jain stated, "On the basis of a police report issued on Sunday, the district administration sent the accused to jail under the National Security Act (NSA).

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