Nearly two weeks after clashes erupted in Bulandshahr over alleged cow slaughter, Meerut cops have urged locals to take a pledge against cow-slaughtering by holding meetings in villages.
Teams of police personnel are approaching villages that are known for incidents of cow-slaughtering and persuading villagers to not indulge in cow-slaughter as it is forbidden by law.
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Talking to news agency ANI, Superintendent of Police (SP) Rural Meerut, Rajesh Kumar said that that the police are informing villagers to not indulge in cow slaughter as it creates 'law and order' situation.
In order to keep a tab on incidents of cow-slaughtering, the police have also involved the 'Gram Pradhan', 'Chowkidaar' and 'Lekhpal' to make villagers aware of the crime.
Earlier on December 3, a police office Subodh Kumar Singh and a civilian Sumit were killed after clashes erupted in Bulandshahr.