Live animals 'found among carcasses' in raid on illegal slaughterhouse in Wales as police arrest two men

Police raided a reported illegal slaughterhouse in west Wales (Picture: Getty)

Two men were arrested after police were discovered live animals among carcasses at an illegal slaughterhouse in west Wales.

Dyfed-Powys Police Rural Crime Team attended a call with other agencies on Monday, tweeting: “Rural Crime team attended a call with multi agencies to a report of illegal slaughterhouse in West Wales. Live animals found amongst carcasses.

It added: “Two males arrested and enquiries on going and no further information available at this stage.”


On Tuesday, the Rural Crime Team added a further tweet along with a picture showing live and dead livestock.

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It wrote: “A little re-cap of yesterday’s horrific job…the importance of community intelligence, communication and our vital relationships with our partner agencies and the exposure of such illegal practices.”


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