Jais probes video clip of dirty slaughterhouse

In the video, workers are seen processing the slaughtered chickens on the bloodied cement floor. (Youtube screengrab)

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) is investigating allegations that chickens are being slaughtered in unhygienic conditions and the process does not follow Islamic law.

A video on the slaughterhouse, believed to be in Seri Kembangan, Selangor, is being shared on social media.

Jais director Haris Kasim, when contacted said, with the cooperation of the Subang Jaya Municipal Council, the department had identified the slaughterhouse and investigations are under way.

Haris did not disclose the actual location of the premises.

“We will issue a report upon completion of the investigation,” he said.

In the three-minute 40-second video, an employee is seen slaughtering the birds but it is not in accordance with Islamic law. He leaves them to die after being dumped into a large container filled with water.

Several other workers are also seen processing the slaughtered chickens on the bloodied cement floor.