Mangaluru, Oct 14: A team of Mangaluru City Corporation inspected mutton stalls in the city today following allegations of illegal sale and mixing beef with mutton.
Mayor Diwakar himself led the team of officials that carried out surprise inspection at abattoirs and mutton stalls in Urwa Store, Urwa Market and other places.
The team checked the licences and bills of the slaughterhouse and stall owners. The officials concerned were notified to keep a vigil following complaints of illegal slaughtering and selling of meat.
The owners of stalls and slaughterhouse were also instructed to have seal without fail on the meat that is being sold as well as to maintain the bill for the same.
The mayor also warned all the stalls not to indulge in any illegal selling of meat.
MCC standing committee presidents Poornima, Kiran Kumar, coporator Sudheer Shetty were also part of the team.