Dalima Nessa has been booked on the costs of selling enmity between teams and for acts supposed to outrage non secular emotions.
GUWAHATI: A college teacher in Assam who was arrested for allegedly carrying beef in her lunch field to faculty has been sent to judicial custody, officers stated on Thursday.
Dalima Nessa, the headmistress of Hurkachungi Middle English School in Lakhipur space of Goalpara district was arrested on Tuesday following a criticism filed towards her by some native residents.
“After her arrest, she was produced in court on Wednesday, which sent her to judicial custody. Further investigation is on,” stated Mrinal Deka, extra superintendent of police (head quarter), Goalpara district.
It is alleged that Nessa brought beef to faculty and through the lunch break offered it to some lecturers, which didn’t go properly with a few of them. The incident befell on May 14 at a time when the state’s training division was conducting a periodic review of the functioning of presidency colleges and services to college students.
While sale and consumption of beef is allowed in Assam, as per the Assam Cattle Preservation Act, which was handed within the state meeting final year, sale of beef in areas which have predominant inhabitants of Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and different non-beef-eating communities or inside a radius of 5 km of any temple, ‘satra’ (Vaishnavite monastery) “or other religious institutions belonging to Hindu religion” is banned.
Police stated that Nessa has been booked underneath part 153A (selling enmity between teams) and 295A (acts supposed to outrage non secular emotions) the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
“The provisions of Assam Cattle Preservation Act were not applied in this case as there is no sale of beef or slaughter of cattle involved,” Deka stated.
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