Indore, Sep 14 (PTI) A 39-year-old man has been
arrested under the stringent National Security Act for
allegedly selling beef in Madhya Pradesh''s Indore city, police
said on Monday.
On the basis of a police report issued on Sunday, the
district administration sent the accused to jail under the
National Security Act (NSA), Superintendent of Police (West
Zone) Mahesh Chandra Jain said.
Under the NSA, a person can be detained without a
charge for up to 12 months if authorities are satisfied that
he or she is a threat to national security or law and order.
According to police, the man was arrested on charges
of selling beef in South Toda area under Raoji Bazar police
station limits here.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a shop in the
area on Saturday and allegedly seized a large quantity of beef
from there, Raoji Bazar police station''s sub-inspector Seema
The accused was allegedly selling beef at the shop
meant for selling goat meat, the official said.
A probe is underway to find out from where he got beef
and to whom he was selling it, Dhakad said.
Earlier also, cases were registered against the
accused in Indore and Ujjain under the MP Cow Progeny
Slaughter Prevention Act-2004, the official said, adding that
these cases are pending in court. PTI HWP MAS