Two arrested for selling dead chicken in Kupwara

Two arrested for selling dead chicken in Kupwara

Traders urge those who’ve consumed these birds to visit medical facility

SRINAGAR: Two persons have been arrested for selling dead chicken in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
A police officer said that a raid was carried out along with local traders and one person was caught along with dead birds near Jamia Masjid in main town Kupwara Saturday evening, news agency GNS reported.
The vendor was allegedly selling the dead chicken for rupees 50.
“In this connection today one more person has been arrested and a case under FIR number 77/2019 under section 269 (negligent act like to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous life).
The police officer said that all persons involved in this act would be brought to book.
Meanwhile, traders in Kupwara have urged all those who have consumed the chicken procured from the vendor to immediately visit medical facility for necessary treatment.
They also appealed government to take stern action against those involved in such a crime. (GNS)