Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has imposed a ban on sale of beef in the state.
The HC directive came on Wednesday but was widely reported in the media on Thursday.
A division bench of the J&K HC passed the order while hearing a public interest litigation against cow slaughter.
The court also directed the state DGP to instruct local police officials to ensure that the ban is strictly imposed.
The court has also ordered the police to take strict action against those who violate the ban.