Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cautioned the people of the state about eating meat in hotels and restaurants. CM Mamata has expressed apprehension that meat of dead lives may be sold in hotels and restaurants during the Yaas storm. At the same time, CM Mamata Banerjee has directed the state police officials to conduct raids at places where such meat can be stored.
Mamata Banerjee said, "There are people who sell dead animal meat to hotels and restaurants. The same meat is then served to the customers. Earlier also we had busted such a racket. In April 2018, the Bengal Police busted a racket near Kolkata, which sold meat from dead animals at the dumping ground. Investigations revealed that the meat of dead animals was processed by adding chemicals"
Further she added, 'It was then kept in temperature up to -44°C. Then the same meat was sold in states like Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and Assam CM Mamata Banerjee has said that dead animal meat is stored only in select places and then sold to restaurants and hotels.