Police are yet to make any arrests.The contractor, Mahesh Kumar, said he had been disposing of animal carcasses for the past 25 years, but “the situation has never been this bad”.
Ghaziabad: A contractor authorised by the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation to dispose of animal carcasses and two of his employees were attacked on Monday night by suspected cow vigilantes who accused them of slaughtering cows.
Two of the contractor’s employees suffered injuries to the head and legs during the attack on them on Vijay Nagar.The contractor’s car and a pick-up van carrying 10-15 buffalo carcasses were damaged.
On Monday evening, my employee Mursaleen and I were in a car while two others, Raju and Bhagwan Das, were in the pick-van carrying 10-15 buffalo carcasses.
Mahesh said the mob was shouting slogans and could have lynched them had a police team not arrived.
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