The accused opened fire on the police team but the force managed to overpower and arrest them on Tuesday night after an exchange of fire.
Local farmers informed VHP activists about the death of the two cows and they rushed to the spot. They alleged that the animals were being taken to a slaughterhouse.
The Allahabad High Court has granted bail to an accused booked under the Uttar Pradesh Prevention Of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955.
Things have come to such a pass that the word 'cow' would now spark communal tension in the country, Mukundan said.
Some 20 people have been booked in connection with the incident, which took place at Simaria between 2:30 am and 3 am on Monday, including six on charges of murder, officials said.
Two men have been identified for killing a 40-year-old caretaker of a farmhouse and assaulting a few others on suspicion of slaughtering cows, police said on Thursday.
A caretaker of a farmhouse in Delhi’s Dwarka area was lynched by a group on the suspicion of slaughtering cows and selling beef. Six others were injured in the attack.
The merchants, however, dismissed the allegation. “The cow found on the premises was an injured one. Therefore, it was brought for slaughter.
The SP said the video was shot before the killing of the victim identified as Mohammad Khaleel Rizvi, a resident of Ruapuli village on February 16.
Three policemen were injured as villagers attacked police party to free a man accused in many cases of cow slaughtering in Bhopa area.
The CM said after BJP came to power, all illegal slaughterhouses were closed to restrict cattle smuggling completely.
Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar Singh said four police officials allegedly tried to shield Haidar, an accused in a cow slaughter case in Khakhreru police station area.
Cow protection must be made a fundamental right of Hindus, observes the High Court
During the lockdown, children were bereft of mid-day meals and rations, and taking away a cheap nutritious food source is not scientific, the forum members said.
The bench said that the accused were detained under NSA for a solitary case under UP Cow Slaughter Act and that there was no evidence on record to show that they were habitual offenders