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The district administration of Peshawar on Friday seized two containers carrying dead chickens near Chamkani area of city, arrested two persons. According to local sources said that the containers were loaded with thousands of dead chickens reportedly smuggled from Punjab to supply different wedding halls in the different areas of Peshawar city.
A team of district administration had recovered a large number of dead chicken from a Godown in Chamkani area being stored for supply to city. The authority arrested two persons identified Ajab Khan and Abdul Maula. An official police said that the dead chickens have been smuggled from Punjab to Peshawar a several months ago in various consignments and stored in a warehouse in supply wedding halls and hotels at different places in the city. It was reported that veterinary experts have also taken samples of the dead chickens to examine in laboratory. Police registered FIR and started investigation.
Talking to media persons, Assistant Co-ordination Officer (ACO) Habib Ullah Arif said that the local administration conducted a raid in Chamkani area of the metropolitan and seized two containers full of dead chickens. “The containers were transported from Punjab,” he said adding that the authorities arrested two culprits involved in the act. He further added that the culprits were involved in supplying meat of dead chickens to different banquet halls and hotels across the city.