Home Crime Uttar Pradesh: Illegal cow slaughter and arms unit busted, main accused Mehboob Alam Sheikh along with 13 others arrested

Uttar Pradesh: Illegal cow slaughter and arms unit busted, main accused Mehboob Alam Sheikh along with 13 others arrested

Earlier we had reported how a madarsa in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh was used as a front to smuggle illegal weapons.

An illegal cow slaughterhouse which was being used to manufacture illegal arms was busted by Azamgarh police on July 10. Apart from carcasses, ammunition, including carbines were recovered in heavy quantity.

The Azamgarh police arrested the main accused, Mehboob Alam Sheikh along with 13 others, including a woman in this connection. Shaikh is a resident of Karkarhata village of Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh. These illegal operations were reportedly being conducted at his house.

According to SP Azamgarh, Triveni Singh, the others arrested are identified as, Abdul Baddu, Tipu Sultan, Md Sohail, Shafiq, Arif, Jameel Ahmed, Faiz Ahmad, Md Tariq, Md Jaish, Rizwan Ahmed, Jawwad Ahmed, Md Osama and Rukhsana Bano. They had reportedly been working for Mehboob Alam Sheikh for a long time. The accused were manufacturing illegal weapons under the guise of running a slaughterhouse, confirmed the SP.

- Ad - - article resumes -

SP Triveni Singh confirmed that “acting on a tip-off regarding largescale cow slaughtering in a house near a prominent graveyard in the area, a joint team of crime branch and Kotwali police raided the place”.

As the police team barged into the house all the accused attacked the police teams. A police officer was attacked with a sharp tool. Coincidently, the officer was wearing a bulletproof jacket because of which he was saved. The police, however, nabbed 14 accused while several managed to flee.

The police recovered Rs 52,000, six calves, meat and knives besides partially manufactured firearms, including carbine, pistols, etc., from the spot. Following the recovery, veterinary doctors were called for an autopsy of the slaughtered animals after which the carcasses were buried.

“Apart from an attempt to murder and other sections of IPC, the accused were booked under appropriate sections of Prevention Cow Slaughter Act and Arms and Explosives Act,” said the SP. He also announced a cash reward of Rs 25,000 for the police team for their achievement.

Earlier we had reported how a madarsa in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh was used as a front to smuggle illegal weapons. The weapons were reportedly ferried in a vehicle with ‘Shiv Sena’ sticker to avoid suspicion.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.

Big Story

BJP leader P K Krishnadas had alleged that the campus was an SFI stronghold and that the principal was denying the ABVP members the right to carry out their organisation's work.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Proud to be a brand - Made in India?
Now, Advertise on Opindia

Mangalore: Mohammad Ansari rapes a cow by tying its limbs, villagers catch him in the act, arrested

The villagers also made Ansari touch cow’s feet and ask for forgiveness for raping her. However, when Ansari approached the calf, the animal freaked out and started running.

Mangaluru villagers caught Mohammad Ansari raping a calf, police arrests villagers for ‘hurting religious beliefs’

In the Kunjathbail village in Mangaluru, Mohammad Ansari was caught red-handed by the villagers while he was raping a calf.

Here are 15 famous quotes from Harsha Bhogle during his commentary stint

The famous Indian commentator, Harsha Bhogle, born on July 19 in Hyderabad is celebrating his 58th birthday today.

Abusive actor Ajaz Khan arrested by Mumbai Police for instigating violence through social media

Mumbai Police arrests small-time actor Ajaz Khan after he mocked the police on TikTok
Couple forced out of village; husband pressurised to accept wife’s religion

Hindu boy’s family forced out of village for marrying Muslim girl, police advices boy to convert as villagers threaten to kill

Newlywed Hindu boy and Muslim girl approach SSP for protection as villagers threaten to kill them and local police ask the boy to convert

Revisiting Sainbari, a blot on Indian Democracy: When Communists made a mother eat rice with her dead sons’ blood

The Sainbari incident remains the most horrific instance of political violence in the country.
Salma Ansari's temple plan receives AMU's objection

AMU administration’s jolt to Mrs Ansari’s secularism pitch, says no to temple plan inside ‘Chacha Nehru Madarsa’

Salma Ansari, the wife of former vice president Hamid Ansari, had announced recently that she will have a temple built inside the 'Chacha Nehru Madarsa' that she runs in AMU campus.
Shashi Tharoor supports Sanjiv Bhatt

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor extends support to disgraced cop Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life in custodial death case

Shashi Tharoor had tweeted today that he had met with the family of disgraced cop Sanjiv Bhatt

Live updates Karnataka Trust Vote: House adjourned, floor test now expected on Monday

JDS-Congress government of Karnataka is facing their second floor test after assembly elections were held in May last year.
Delhi Police bust Taliban controlled drug cartel that used jute bags to smuggle heroin worth 5000 crores

Delhi police bust Taliban controlled heroin racket, Afghan-Pakistani cartel worth 5000 crores discovered

Delhi police's special cell has busted a sophisticated Afghan-Pakistani heroin cartel that used heroin-soaked jute bags carrying spices and dry fruits to smuggle the drug into India.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post