Abuse Of Cow Slaughter Act Against Innocents: Allahabad HC

by M. Nuruddin Oct 26, 2020 • 09:35 PM Views 427

The Allahabad HC has expressed grave concern over the repeated misuse of the UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955, for implicating innocent persons “who continue in jail for an offence that may not have been committed at all”. While hearing the bail application of one Rahmuddin, accused of cow slaughter, the Court noted that whenever meat is recovered, it is presented as cow meat (beef) without it being analysed by the Forensic Laboratory