NSA in UP cow slaughter cases: Threat to public order enabling criteria

Sep 19, 2020

The National Security Act (NSA) was invoked against a man in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh (UP), for his involvement in a cow slaughter case on September 6. According to a statement released by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi, till August 19 this year, the UP Police had invoked the Act against 139 people, 76 for cow slaughter. Stringent laws have been used within the state this year and more than half of them relate to alleged cow slaughter.

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