The local administration busted a gang in Karachi that was found involved in slaughtering donkeys and selling their meat as beef.
The raiding team of tehsil municipal administration also recovered hundreds of kilograms of donkey meat and remains from a house being used by the gang for running the horrid business.
According to officials, the raid was conducted on a tip-off by a team led by Assistant Commissioner Shahrukh Khan Niazi on an isolated house
They said when the raid was conducted the donkey meat was being prepared for supply to various sale points.
According to officials, the accused told the raiding team that only fat was being extracted from dead donkeys, to be used in soap manufacturing.
“Even if we believe the version of the accused, the use of dead animal’s fat in the soap manufacturing was also illegal,”said Niazi
A case (No 42/14) was registered against the accused under section ¾ of the Slaughter Act.