SHEIKHUPURA - A number of fatal diseases are spreading in the city and its adjoining areas mainly due to the as the butchers are allegedly slaughtering ill animals. The inhabitants of the area and a welfare society's representatives complained that the authorities concerned did not take any strict action against the butchers. The locals alleged that the butchers were looting with both hands after getting more than the fixed prices of meat and beef.  They demanded the authorities should take a stern action against the butchers who were involved not only in overcharging but also selling substandard meat.