Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Police have arrested the main accused in connection with the throwing of meat in a temple in Talagram town of Kannauj. According to the police, the accused had hatched a conspiracy of communal riots by keeping meat in the temple to get the SHO removed. Superintendent of Police Kunwar Anupam Singh said on Saturday that the main accused Chanchal Tripathi had got the meat of a banned animal kept in the Shiva temple by luring a professional butcher of ten thousand rupees.
Singh told that the main accused had some rift with the then SHO Hari Shyam Singh, due to which he wanted to get the SHO removed. It is noteworthy that on the morning of July 16, three meat shops located at some distance from the spot caught fire in protest against the alleged throwing of a piece of meat by some chaotic elements in the Shiv temple built in a field in the village Rasulabad of Talagram police station area. was put up. Earlier, Hindu organizations blocked the Talgram-Indergarh road for a long time in protest against the incident.
Wooden kiosks belonging to several people of the same community were burnt. Police have already arrested 17 people in this incident and sent them to jail. Police said that Mansoor Kasai, a resident of Rasulabad, was arrested on Friday near Idgah located on Chhibramau Road. He said that during interrogation, Mansoor revealed the entire incident and the motive behind it. He said that on the behest of Mansoor, the police have recovered three knives, a sledgehammer, and an ax.
Mansoor told the police that Chanchal Tripathi, a resident of Runway village, had asked him to keep the pieces of meat in the temple by luring him with ten thousand rupees. According to the police, "Mansoor told that Chanchal Tripathi had a rift with Hari Shyam Singh, the station in charge of Tangram. He wanted strict action should be taken against the charge station, so he conspired to create a ruckus by keeping pieces of meat in the temple. Srivastava, Talgram police station in charge of Hari Shyam Singh was transferred.