Police has arrested a man who has been slaughtering dogs and supplying Mbarara town butchers with dog meat.
Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson, Samson Kasasira, told Daily Monitor that Sadru Mustafa was found slaughtering a dog by residents of Kisenyi cell, Kakoba Division, Mbarara Municipality.
He has been working with a group of street children to slaughter dogs and supply the meat to various eateries in Mbarara town.
Mustafa told police that he was being paid Shs30, 000 by some butchers in the town to supply them with dog meat.
He is currently being held at Mbarara Central Police station.
Moses Amanyire, the Mbarara Municipality Veterinary Officer, told Monitor that his office will work with police to investigate the matter.