Five people have been arrested at Shauri Moyo area in Nairobi with 150 kilograms of donkey meat on their way to Burma market.
Police were tipped by a resident who saw donkey hooves when the suspects were off-loading the meat from a vehicle.
Those arrested include Joseph Shikolwa ,Jame Mwangi Kamanda,Kelvin Kariuki Maina ,David Thuo and Patrick Kabiru Njenga.
The suspects were arraigned at Cityhall court before principal magistrate J.O Omburah where they were charged and released on 150 thousand cash bail.
‘‘We have charged them with of course several counts one being with slaughtering an Animal in non designated area contrary to regulations 3( 2) and 3 (3) of clause 16 of the meat regulations Act.’’ Prosecutor Muyuka told Ghetto Radio News.
Meanwhile they are expected in court again on 27 October 2019 where the case will be mentioned.