Two held in Gurgaon for firing at cow vigilantes
Amit Kumar, president of Gau Raksha Dal Gurgaon, was hit by bullets fired by cow smugglers when they tried to stop a vehicle carrying cows.gurgaon Updated: Jul 09, 2016 14:52 IST
Two people have been arrested in connection with the assault on cow vigilantes in the wee hours of June 25. One of the vigilantes sustained bullet injuries in the firing that happened while chasing the suspected cow smugglers.
Amit Kumar, president of Gau Raksha Dal Gurgaon, was hit by bullets fired by cow smugglers when they tried to stop a vehicle carrying cows at Nanu Khod village under the Pataudi police station. Kumar sustained injury on his fingers.
The accused have been identified as Jawed and Iqlash, residents of Salaheri in Mewat district. Police arrested them on Wednesday night from Indri Mod in Sohna on a tip-off.
The duo was sent to two-day police custody . Sources said they are involved in 20 cases of attempt to murder, theft, snatching and other crimes in the various police stations of Gurgaon and Mewat.
The arrest comes two days after the state government appointed deputy Inspector General of Police (welfare and training) Bharti Arora as nodal officer for supervising and monitoring the cow protection function of police across the state.
First Published: Jul 09, 2016 14:50 IST