The police arrested Krishnappa, a resident of Basarikatte in Chikkamagaluru district for allegedly slaughtering a cow and storing beef at home.
According to the police, Krishnappa slaughtered a healthy cow and had stored 25 kgs at beef at home. There were rumours that he frequently slaughtered the cattle he owned. It is against law to slaughter healthy cow or possess beef. Krishnappa’s taste for beef had led to law and order situation in the past when villagers had complained against him.
However, the police did not waste time in arresting him on this occasion following credible information that he had sold beef to residents of the village.[“source-Indiatoday”]