India PM Narendra Modi condemns murder in cow’s name

Source: BBC News

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said murder in the name of cow protection is “not acceptable”.

Many Hindus consider the cow a sacred animal and cow slaughter is banned in several states.

The comments come just days after a Muslim teenager was brutally killed on a train by a group of Hindu men.

On Wednesday, thousands of Indians took part in protests against rising attacks on Muslims and Dalits (formerly untouchables) by vigilante groups.

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