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Mumbai: Duo trying to stop 'beef' truck attacked in Kurla, 7 detained

The incident took place in Kasaiwada and a case of attempt to murder and rioting has been registered against unidentified persons, he added.

PTI | Updated on: Sunday, January 16, 2022, 10:51 PM IST

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Two people trying to intercept a truck allegedly carrying beef were attacked in the early hours of Sunday in Kurla in Mumbai by a mob, a police official said.

The incident took place in Kasaiwada and a case of attempt to murder and rioting has been registered against unidentified persons, he added.

"Acting on a tip-off, one Ashish Bareek and his associate, who are part of an NGO that works for animal welfare, arrived at a spot in Kasaiwada to stop a truck allegedly carrying beef. However, a mob that had assembled there attacked them. We have detained seven people," the official said.

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Published on: Sunday, January 16, 2022, 10:51 PM IST