August 31, 2017 – 6 Meat Sellers Arrested At Oka Market In Benin Edo State For Selling Jaki, Donkey Meat
Not less than six experienced meat sellers were caught in Benin city yesterday for allegedly selling donkey meat aka Jaki.
4 women and 2 men were nabbed at Oka market by Edo state Butchers Task Force.
The female suspects who refused to mention their names said they have been in the business for a long time and that they were unaware of the prohibition of the sale and consumption of donkey meat.
The male suspects said they imported the meat from Niger where donkeys are butchered, roasted and package as beef..
Several bags of donkey meat were seized from the suspects as Butchers Task Force Chairman, Odigie Akhere urged people to buy meat from trusted sellers.