PFA recovers 10,000 dead chickens in Lahore

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LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority has recovered at least 10,000 dead chickens during raid in Begum Kot and arrested a shopkeeper. As per police, the suspects were running a food outlet with the name of Hafiz Chargha.

A case has also been lodged against the accused and detailed investigation will be conducted into the matter.

Earlier, Punjab Food Authority had recovered more than 1200kg substandard meat in Lahore and arrested two suspects. The authorities on a tip-off received stopped a car and a mini truck at a check post near EME Society and recovered unhygienic meat.

PFA also seized at least 200kg meat in Lahore’s Thokar Niaz Baig area. Livestock authorities said that the dead animals’ meat had been brought to Lahore from out of station. Seven culprits were reportedly arrested in the operation.