Two get five yrs imprisonment for cow slaughter

Muzaffarnagar: A local court has convicted two men and sentenced them to five years in jail for slaughtering cows.

According to government lawyer Javed Ali, Additional District and Sessions Judge Manoj kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 15000 each on the accused Gayyur and Gadhe Ali after holding them guilty under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, Government lawyer said.

Police had intercepted a truck and seized beef from it at a check post under Jhunjhala police station in Shamli district in January 27, 2012.

A case was registered against both the accused who were arrested in this connection.