Published On: Sat, Apr 6th, 2013

37 Dogs Slaughtered For Human Consumption Seized in Morocco’s Largest City




By Mohamed Amine Qasserras

Morocco News Tribune

Kenitra, Morocco | Policemen arrested on Wednesday an organization which provides deli vendors in Casablanca with dogs’ meat, Hesleaks online website reported.

The police, according to the same website, stated that more than 37 slaughtered dogs prepared for sale in the markets were found in the accused person’s tricycle motor.

It was reported that the meat dogs’ vendors were discovered when a traffic accident occurred between a car and a tricycle motor “Treportor” which carried the slaughtered dogs.

Preliminary investigations revealed the defendant showed that there is a network working on slaughtering dogs and selling them to a number of deli vendors in Casablanca.

Those dogs meat is converted into hotdog, or what is known in Morocco as’ sousit’, then it is served to citizens.

On the other hand, a police department official denied the news which has been circulated by a wide range of media outlets in Morocco, saying that this info was inaccurate and a false rumor,”