Two arrested over alleged attempt to sell unhealthy cow meat in Kwara

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kwara State Command, have arrested two persons for alleged attempt to sell contaminated and unhealthy cow meats to unsuspecting customers.

Spokesman of the defence corps, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, in a statement in Ilorin said the suspects, Bashiru Bala Zuru, a meat seller and his accomplice, Nawali Bala, were arrested in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Babawale said, Bala confessed during interrogation that the cow meat was given to him by one Dantani Jayewu, now at large, who lives in Okoloke, Kogi statea adding that the state Ministry of Environment and public health confirmed that the cow meat was unhealthy for human consumption.

The spokesman said the suspects would be charged to court after completion of investigations.


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