peshawar - The district administration seized a huge quantity of dead chicken meat which was to be sold in the city and arrested six accused here on Saturday.

Assistant Commissioner Peshawar Mumtaz Ahmed said the district administration, on a tip off, conducted raid in Chamkani area at GT Road Peshawar.

During operation a container laden with 25 tons of dead chicken meat was seized and six accused were arrested.

AC Mumtaz said the dead meat was being taken to Peshawar from Punjab for its sell in the provincial capital.

Meanwhile, the citizens have expressed grave concerns over the incident and demanded a strict action against the accused involved in supplying dead meat.

They also demanded of the district administration for checking meat available in the market.