317kg of animal remains found in Rabat illegal slaughterhouse

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

An illegal slaughterhouse was discovered during an inspection by the Veterinary Regulation Department. Containers with animal remains and pig carcasses were found during the inspection suggesting that the place has been used as an illegal slaughterhouse.

In a statement the government said that the grim discovery was made on Tuesday. Around 317kg of animal remains were confiscated by the officials.

The police assisted the officials and investigations are still ongoing. The farm is currently under surveillance.

The authority reminded the public to only buy meat and related products from authorized establishments.