LAHORE: The Punjab Livestock Authority confiscated over 70 mun of meat from dead animals, Aaj News reported.
The meat was obtained during raids at various localities of the city. In one such raid a truck full of 30 mun of meat from dead animals was discovered.
The raid were conducted at Thokar Niaz Baig and Gujjarpura areas.
Meat from these dead animals was sold to restaurants.
The food authority has arrested 18 people involved in the sale of meat from dead animals in the city.
Samples of the meat confiscated has been sent to a laboratory for tests.
Earlier, several kilograms of horse meat was confiscated at a raid in the city.