Etah: Police have seized large amount of beef from a utility vehicle which was being transported to Delhi and arrested the driver.

Acting on a tip-off, police stopped the vehicle coming from Bhargain area and seized the meat in Kotwali Dehat area yesterday.

Driver Rajendra Singh was arrested, while another person, suspected to be a businessman transporting the meat for sale, managed to escape in another vehicle.

The driver told the police that the meat was of the cow and was being transported to Delhi.

The arrested driver claimed that one Bhura was the main person involved in this business but could not give any more details, they said.

Police said that they have seized the vehicle and were searching for Bhura's accomplice, Bashir, who is a resident of Etawah district.