KARNATAKA

Tension at Kudroli over transportation of cattle

MANGALORE, AUG. 14. There was tension at Kudroli in Mangalore city this morning after some youths went on a rampage over reports of cows being transported to slaughterhouses.

Trouble started at about 11 a.m. when some youths intercepted a vehicle carrying oxen and reportedly assaulted the driver and cleaner of the vehicle. Following the incident, another group of youths from Kudroli came to Barke and confronted the group. They maintained that oxen and not cows or calves were being transported.

Later, some youths took to the streets looking for those who had stopped the vehicle. Sensing trouble, security was tightened in the area and the situation was brought under control by the afternoon.

The Urva Police are investigating.

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