Cows considered in very much less numbers: BJP MLA writes to UP CM, alleges cow slaughter amid lockdown

Cows considered in very much less numbers: BJP MLA writes to UP CM, alleges cow slaughter amid lockdown

BJP legislator from Mahasi meeting constituency in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich has alleged that incidents of cow slaughter are rising in the district amid the ongoing Covid-19-induced lockdown.

Sureshwar Singh had written to the state's extra chief secretary (home) on May 6 saying: "After lockdown, the incidents of cow slaughter are on the upward jostle in Bahraich district. Except calves and bulls, cows are viewed in very much less numbers."

Singh expressed apprehensions that if the vogue continued, quickly it would be challenging to spot a cow in the district, which is round a hundred thirty km from nation capital Lucknow.

He similarly alleged that incidents of cattle theft too have accelerated in some areas of the district.

"Criminals are arrested and on the 2nd or 0.33 day, launched on parole," the MLA stated in his letter as he sought Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's intervention in the matter. Superintendent of police Vipin Mishra refused to remark on the matter.