HAFIZABAD

The police have arrested three butchers on the charge of allegedly slaughtering donkeys to sell their meat at different places.

On a tip-off that Abid Ali, son of Iqbal, Ali Hassan, son of Muhammad Afzal, resident of Lalake Dheranke and Tariq, son of Sabir, a resident of Ahmad Nagar used to sell donkey meat at different places. The Saddr Police and TMA staff rushed to the bank of Kot Nakka Canal near Kalinwala village and caught them red-handed while slaughtering two donkeys. The police arrested the accused and seized donkey meat from their possession.

A case has been registered against the accused accordingly.

STILL UNEARTHED: The Pindi Bhattian Police have unearthed a working still and have arrested five vintners besides seizing 30 litre foreign-made wine and 41 ‘desi’ liquor from Babar Masih, Javed Masih, Mansab, Shahbaz, Sabir Hussain. The police have also seized distilling apparatus and have registered five separate cases against them.