Cop among 2 dead in violence by Hindu Extremists

A police inspector and a 20-year old villager were killed in Bulandshahr on Monday after clashes broke out between villagers and police following the discovery of reported cow meat in the fields of a former gram pradhan at Mahav village.
Violent villagers damaged a police picket, smashed around 15 vehicles parked in the police compound and set ablaze three to four police vehicles.Heavy police force has been rushed to the district from neighbouring Aligarh and Noida. Five companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) and six additional companies of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) are patrolling the district, said ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar.Five policemen, including the Syana Circle Officer Satya Prakash Sharma, have also been injured in the incident.Speaking to the media, the ADG (L&O) said taking a serious view of the incident Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instituted three probes.

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