The Enugu State Police Command has revealed that four men have been arrested for allegedly selling meat of decomposed animals to members of the public in the state.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ebere Amaraizu, who also revealed that the suspects were arrested at the Agbogugu area of the state following intelligence reports.
Amaraizu said the suspects scout for dead and decomposed animals, conive with cold room store operators and sell them to unsuspecting members of the public.
“The suspects who are currently undergoing investigation were nabbed based on intelligence information.
“Their subsequent arrest also led to the recovery of dead and decomposed bundles of meat which they usually sell to their unsuspecting members of the public,’’ he said.
According to Amaraizu, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ahmad Abdulrahman, has directed that full-scale investigations be launched into the matter.
“The suspects are currently helping police operatives in their investigation,’’ he said.