Rumours of cow slaughter triggered violence in Mainpuri with protestors targeting police vehicles. PTI Photo
- Cow slaughter rumours trigger tension in Mainpuri, 21 arrested
- 12:48 HRS IST
- Mainpuri (UP): After Dadri, tension now prevails in this district where rumours of cow slaughter triggered violence with protesters targeting police vehicles and setting afire shops. Twenty-one people have been arrested for yesterday's violence even as the circle officer has been suspended for alleged laxity. The violence started after some persons spread rumours of cow slaughter in Karhal area with intention to trigger communal tension in the town, an offfcial spokesperson said today.