Netizens slams fish farm owner for insensitivity
Horrified by the news that freshwater fish reared in a pond in Ipoh, Perak, were fed pig flesh and carcasses, Netizens have berated the rearer for his actions, saying he was being insensitive and taking shortcuts to make easy money
Facebook user Ilya Afifi said: “Greed, insensitivity. As long as (they) can make more profit, (they will) put other things aside.”
Firdos Ezekiel said it was “morally wrong” for the fish farm owner to feed fish with pig flesh and carcasses.
Betty Hashim said: “As if you can’t feed the fish with something else other than pig flesh?
“If they (the farmers) think there is nothing wrong with it, then why flee before JAIPk (Perak Islamic Religious Department) came?”
On Friday, JAIPk stumbled on the practice in an operation.
The freshwater fish were being reared in a former mining pool located on a 5ha site in Kuala Dipang, Kampar.
JAIPk Halal Management Unit assistant director Yusri Abdul Rani, said the owner reared several fish species, including patin (silver catfish), rohu and tilapia.