Shahjahanpur (UP), Aug 27 (PTI)Three persons were arrested today in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district after a purported video showing them carry the severed head of a cow went viral on social media, police said. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh News: 5 of Family Killed in Wall Collapse in Shahjahanpur

In the video, Mujahid Ali, Intezar and Zakir Ahmed, were purportedly seen moving around with the head of a slaughtered cow in the lanes of Rampur village under the Khudaganj police station, SP (City) Dinesh Tripathi said. Also Read - UP Jail Inmates Manufacture Around 11.49 Lakh Face Masks, Provide 8 Lakh of Them to Government And Non-Governmental Organisations

A local BJP leader, Rajiv Kumar Singh, had lodged an FIR against them yesterday, following which the trio was arrested, Tripathi said. Also Read - Chinmayanand Sexual Harassment Case: Delhi Students Stage Protest Over Arrest of Victim

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