Delhi man held for attacking men transporting buffaloes

New Delhi, April 24
A 32-year-old man was arrested on Monday on charges of assaulting, along with other accomplices, three persons transporting buffaloes in south Delhi, Delhi Police said.
Accused Shashank Sharma was part of a group of 10-12 cow vigilantes which attacked Rizwan, Kamil and Ashu while they were transporting 14 buffaloes in a vehicle in Kalkaji area on late Saturday night, Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya Said.
Sharma lives in Rohini area and rents out vans for ferrying school children.
People For Animals (PFA ) activist Gaurav Gupta had tipped off the police about ferrying of the buffaloes to the Ghazipur slaughterhouse in east Delhi, following which the assault occurred.
Police had booked Rizwan, Kamil and Ashu for transporting the animals in an inhuman manner and also registered a case of assault against unknown persons. The three were later released on bail.
Baaniya said closed-circuit television footage from main roads in the area was being examined to identify more persons involved in the attack on the three persons.

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