Dead Animal Meat Racket: Police Conduct Raids In Chandannagar


Hooghly: Raids were conducted at different locations in the Chandannagar, Hooghly district after 20 tonnes of rotten meat, suspected to be of dead animals, was seized.

The raids were also conducted in other areas of South 24 Parganas district, North 24 Parganas as well as in other parts of the city, said a member of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the state government to investigate the incident.

The rotten meat had been seized from a cold storage at Narkeldanga area of the city by the Kolkata police and Diamond Harbour police of South 24 Parganas district following a tip-off. So far 10 people, including a leader of a political outfit, have been arrested in connection with the case.