Lodhran:Lodhran Assistant Commissioner Farhan Mujtaba raided a locality in Lodhran and recovered 3,000kg dead chicken meat on Thursday.
The AC Lodhran said that they have arrested some people who were about to smuggle the dead meat to the food point in the city. He did not disclose how many people were arrested who were trying to shift the dead meat in the night. The district administration has intensified efforts to root out the suppliers of dead meat to the city food shops.
It may be noted that a week ago, a special branch of the Punjab Livestock department had captured 116 maunds of the dead chicken from a vehicle in Renala Khurd near National Highway Shakargarh near Lahore. The livestock authorities also arrested two accused. It was learnt that the dead chicken was planned to be supplied to the shawarma points and hotels in metropolis Lahore.