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PESHAWAR, August 2: The Peshawar district administration has arrested eight butchers for allegedly selling unhygienic meat and also sealed 12 private slaughterhouses.

The Assistant Commissioner, Mr Mumtaz Ahmad, says they conducted raid against the butchers who were selling meat of underage cattle or were using water to increase the weight of meat in areas along the University Road.

Dr Masoom told TNN that the meat of underage animals and the watered meat could cause several diseases.

“Such kind of meat can cause diarrhea and other diseases; the watered meat is more likely to cause diarrhea,” he said.