Kashmir High Court vacates beef ban order

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today vacated its September 8 order which had called for strict enforcement of Dogra era law banning slaughter of bovines and sale of beef in the state.

The Direction in this regard was passed by a full bench comprising Justices M H Attar, Ali Mohammad Magray and Tashi Rabstan.

The Court also disposed off the PIL as well as the petition seeking abrogation of Sec 298 A to D with the directions to the Chief Secretary of the state to take appropriate steps for considering the issues raised in both the petitions.