On 30 December, the South China Morning Post reported that the group smuggled meat from non-halal certified sources including China, Brazil, Canada and Ukraine; and kangaroo and horse meat were mixed with and sold as halal beef.  The case has also prompted a probe in neighbouring Singapore.  For more than 40 years, the gang allegedly bribed senior officers from several government agencies to import meat from non-halal certified slaughterhouses including Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, China, Colombia, Mexico, Spain and Ukraine.  Malaysia is said to be considering establishing a Royal Commission of Inquiry.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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