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Mumbai: 900 kg of suspected beef seized in Santacruz area


Beef ban in India has become a political issue in India and in Kerala beef festival is been hosted to oppose the ban.In Mumbai 900 kg beef was seized today.

The incident took place at Mumbai’s Santacruz area were mini-tempo carrying the suspected beef was on the Western Express Highway when it was intercepted. Members of a group called the Hindu Seva Sangh received a tip-off about the consignment and stopped the tempo. Subsequently, the group informed the police.

Police said the incident took place at 7 am,”We have seized the consignment. The quantity is more than 900kg. The FSL (Forensic Science Lab) team was called to collect the samples. The results should be out within two days,” Senior officer at the Vakola police station where the incident was reported quote from Indiatoday.

Sandeep, a member of the Hindu Seva Sangh said to Indiatoday, “We received a tip-off regarding the consignment of suspected beef and laid a trap on the Western Express Highway. We called the cops who will further investigate the matter”.

Police are waiting for the FSL report before filing an FIR in the case.