Kolkata: In order to keep an eye over the carcass meat issues, the administration has decided to increase surveillance in the dump-yards across the city and adjoining areas by installing Closed-circuit Televisions (CCTVs). In the meantime, 2 CCTVs have been installed in the Rajpur-Sonarpur dumping grounds. As per sources, the surveillance will be conducted from the Munipality Control room via CCTV cameras.
As per sources from the Municipality, another CCTV camera will be installed within few days. On the other hand, CCTV cameras will also be installed in the Municipality office, several important roads.
Meanwhile, the sale of meats has been reportedly decreased in the markets as well as the frozen meats of the departmental stores. According to the sellers, the demand of meats have decreased considerably even during the weekends.
The carcass meat racket came into light after 3 people were held on April 19 from a garbage dump, Subhash Udyan in Budge Budge. A Budge Budge municipality group D employee, Raja Mullick was arrested in connection with the racket.