Karnataka to enforce cow slaughter ban:
The Karnataka government will enforce a ban on cow slaughter
strictly by amending a 1964 act to prohibit the sale and consumption
of beef, Home Minister V.S. Acharya said Wednesday. ....
Shimla: Violent protests erupted Friday over the
slaughtering of a cow in upper Shimla region of Himachal Pradesh,
“More than 2,000 people of a particular community staged a protest
at nearby villages of Nerwa (in Chopal tehsil of Shimla district)
this (Friday) morning over the cow slaughtered Thursday,”
Superintendent of Police R.M. Sharma told IANS.
He said the protesters
damaged two mosques to express their anger.
“Windowpanes and doors
of one of the mosques were set on fire,” said Sharma, who was on his
way to the spot.
“The situation is tense
but under control,” another police officer said.
arrested one person on the charge of slaughtering the cow.
“Abdul was arrested
last (Thursday) evening. Abdul killed the cow in a fit of rage as it
was not giving milk for more than three years,” Sharma said.
Nerwa is some 120 km