Man accused of cow slaughter killed in encounter with UP police ( Deccan Herald )

A car, country-made pistols, ammunition, electronic weighing machine and equipment used in cow slaughtering have been seized, police said.

Rampur: A man allegedly involved in cow slaughter was killed while another was injured in an exchange of fire with the police in Rampur district, an official said on Sunday.

While probing a case of cow slaughter in Patwai police station area, police received information that the accused would come to Moradabad late on Saturday night in a vehicle, Rampur Superintendent of Police Rajesh Dwivedi said.

The Patwai police set up a checkpoint and while checking cars noticed a vehicle coming at high speed from Moradabad. However, upon seeing the checkpoint, the car turned around and fled with police on the chase, the officer said.

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