- 60 cows died after consuming fodder on Thursday evening
- Fodder for the cows was bought from a person named Tahir
- Four teams have been formed to arrest the accused in the case.
Amroha Cows Death: In the last 24 hours, the death toll of cows reached 60 after consuming fodder at a cowshed in Hasanpur area of Amroha district in UP. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had ordered an inquiry into the incident on Thursday as soon as he received the information about the death of these cows. Along with this, he had also instructed Animal Husbandry Minister Dharam Pal Singh to reach Amroha. Minister Dharam Pal Singh and senior officers of Animal Husbandry Department and animal experts from IVRI and senior district officials were present at the spot on Friday.
“The people responsible will not be spared”
District administration officials said that the cows fell ill after consuming fodder at the cowshed on Thursday evening. After which 60 cows have died till Friday morning. There are more than 180 cows in this Gaushala. Minister Dharam Pal Singh said, “As per the directions of the Chief Minister, a three-member committee comprising senior officers of Animal Husbandry Department and Moradabad area has been entrusted with the investigation of the matter. Those responsible for this incident will not be spared.”
Village Development Officer suspended
According to the District Magistrate, “The cow shelter had bought the fodder from a person named Tahir. Efforts are on to arrest Tahir by registering an FIR against him. The village development officer in-charge of the shelter has been suspended.” Amroha Superintendent of Police (SP) Aditya Langeh said that four teams have been formed to arrest the accused in this case. The police have taken some people into custody for questioning.
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