7 years jail for cow slaughter, Gujarat assembly passes bill

via www.ibtl.in/news/states/1290/7-years-jail-for-cow-slaughter--gujarat-assembly-passes-bill published on September 27, 2011

Gujarat government today introduced a bill which ensures a seven-year jail term for cow slaughter instead of six months as at present.

The bill was passed unopposed on second day of two-day monsoon session of Gujarat assembly today with Congress extending support to it.

The Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill also proposes confiscation of vehicles used for transporting cow meat till the time the case is over.

The punishment for transporting cows for slaughter or sale, store and transport beef is up to three years’ imprisonment and fine up to Rs25,000.

— Gandhinagar, 27 September, 2011

Welcome to Haindava Keralam! Register for Free or Login as a privileged HK member to enjoy auto-approval of your comments and to receive periodic updates.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 characters available

2 × four =


Latest Articles from Bharath Focus

Did You Know?