Anwar Mev expelled from BJP on cow slaughter charges - 5 things to know about him and the case

Updated: Feb 01, 2016, 07:48 AM IST
Anwar Mev expelled from BJP on cow slaughter charges - 5 things to know about him and the case

BJP's Madhya Pradesh unit on Sunday expelled Anwar Mev, after he was charged with slaughtering a cow at his house and arrested.

Here are five things to know about Anwar Mev and the case

- Anwar Mev is former vice president of BJP's minority cell in Tonkkhurd Mandal in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh

- Mev and nine others are facing a criminal case under the Madhya Pradesh Cow Slaughter Ban Act and the IPC

- He was taken into police custody after he was charged with slaughtering a cow at his house 

- Carcass of a cow was recovered from Mev's house in Maniyarpura locality on January 27, leading to protests by right-wing organisations

- District administration has invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Anwar Mev;  currently he is lodged at Ujjain central jail