Three men have been held in connection with the killing of a police officer in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in India’s Uttar Pradesh state.
Police are on the lookout for 24 others suspected to be excited by the homicide in Bulandshahr district on Monday.
Subodh Kumar Singh died when proper-wing Hindu teams clashed with police over their alleged inability to stop cow slaughter.
The mob additionally set hearth to a police station in the district.
An 18-year-old protester was killed and some other policeman used to be injured in the violence.
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“The native police got details about cow slaughter after which they right away began investigating the problem,” Anuj Jha, a top district authentic, told reporters on Monday.
“However soon after, people in the space blocked the streets and began pelting the police with stones.”
Mr Jha brought that police officer Subodh Kumar Singh died in the clashes that adopted.
it is uncertain the place the alleged cow slaughter occurred.
Police said they were investigating the incident to seek out out who instigated the violence.