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  Metros   Kolkata  05 May 2018  1 more arrested in rotten meat racket

1 more arrested in rotten meat racket

PTI
Published : May 5, 2018, 2:38 am IST
Updated : May 5, 2018, 2:38 am IST

The police had earlier arrested kingpin Biswanath Garai (52), a resident of Sonarpur in South 24 Parganas, from near Garia railway station.

Pradesh Congress activists raise slogans demanding punishment for those allegedly involved in the meat racket, outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarter in Kolkata on Friday. (Photo: PTI)
 Pradesh Congress activists raise slogans demanding punishment for those allegedly involved in the meat racket, outside Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarter in Kolkata on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Kolkata: The West Bengal police on Friday arrested one more person involved in supply of rotten meat in the city and neighbouring areas after processing the flesh of carcasses collected from dumping grounds, a senior police officer said.

Shiekh Sikander, the alleged linkman, was arrested from his hideout in Madhyamgram area of North 24 Parganas district by a SIT formed to probe the racket. The police had earlier arrested kingpin Biswanath Garai (52), a resident of Sonarpur in South 24 Parganas, from near Garia railway station.

 

Sikander used to collect meat from carcasses left in dumping grounds in Madhyamgram and areas around the airport, the officer said, adding that he was sent to six days of police custody by a local court here.

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