MULTAN (Web Desk)- Locals in Shujabad tehsil of Multan Saturday caught two butchers red-handed while slaughtering a donkey.

The suspects were handed over to the police and shifted to the Sadar Police Station. Both the suspects Ghulam Yasin and Sufyan rejected the allegations of slaughtering donkey, saying that they had slaughtered the animal to get its hide.

Ghulam Yasin and Sufyan said they were to receive Rs25,000 for the hide and didn’t intend to sell the meat of donkey.

Police have are carrying out further investigation.