Cow slaughter house in Owaisi's area
Officials busy trying to catch stray cows and shift them to shelters (watch video)
The shelters will have a capacity to hold at least 1,000 animals, officials said.
CM Yogi Adityanath sanctions Rs 1.20 crore for cow shelters in UP
Cops in Meerut ask locals to take pledge against cow-slaughtering
Inspector General (Crime) SK Bhagat said five persons have been arrested on the basis of video footage and an identification done by local residents.
A thorough investigation into the incident was ordered by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday.
Additional Director General of Meerut zone, Prashant Kumar said that a mob pelted the police with stones and indulged in arson setting several vehicles and the Chingarwathi Police Chowki on fire.
Nearly 200 to 250 locals from Pathwal village near Hiranagar burnt the truck near Ram Leela ground in which around 8 to 9 bovines were being smuggled, the police said.
Chhattisgarh: 50 cows washed away into river while crossing a flooded bridge in Bilaspur
Carcasses of 18 cows were recovered from Rohasi village on August 3, Balodabazar Collector Janak Prasad Pathak told PTI.
BJP MLA's 'mob lynching' remark stirs controversy, says cow slaughter bigger crime than terrorism
Taking stock of the situation, the Supreme Court (SC) recently said that mob lynching is a crime no matter what the motive is.
If 'gau-rakshaks' look after the cow shelters properly, they will be doing a great service to the nation.
At least 36 cows found dead at cowshed in Delhi. Though the government has ordered for probe the BJP has slammed Delhi govt over the incident.
Lynching won't stop until cow slaughter is banned, says RSS leader Indresh Kumar
Mob lynching: Man beaten to death on suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar
Maharashtra: Truck carrying cows rams into 4 vehicles, one killed, driver held
Lucknow: Cows being poisoned and thrown at Kukrail jungle, fake news goes viral on social media