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Butchers arrested for selling dog meat in Yemen

Tempted by the reasonably priced meat, a large number of people queued outside the butchers' shop, thinking that they were buying cattle or goats' meat

  • By Saeed Al Batati, Correspondent
  • Published: 10:10 August 28, 2012

Sana'a: Police in Yemen arrested three butchers who were selling dog meat.

They were arrested from Bait Al Fagih district in the western province of Hudiedah, a local daily reported on Monday.

Tempted by the reasonably priced meat, a large number of people queued outside the butchers' shop, thinking that they were buying cattle or goats' meat.

According Al Jamhuria newspaper, local people also noticed that dogs disappeared from the districts' streets during Eid.

Police also found remains of butchered dogs in a garbage bin. 
 

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