by Nirmala Carvalho
The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) warns the phenomenon is spreading in Karnataka. The Hindu radicals are asking the government (close to them) to impose a ban on the slaughter of cattle throughout the country.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - "The increasing attacks against transporters of cattle in Karnataka by Hindu radicals is a problem that must be stopped as soon as possible", Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) denounces to AsiaNews, after the last episode on 2 October in Bantwal.
A group of Sangh Parivar activists followed and chased a truck carrying cows off the road, and attacked the men who were on board. The victims, Basheer and Siddiq, are hospitalized in critical condition in a private hospital in Mangalore.