Panaji: Goa Police on Monday seized nine bulls and 64 pigs on their way to slaughterhouse, alongwith 10 tones of beef, on the Goa-Karnataka border.
Police said that entire consignment was being illegally brought to Goa from Karnataka.
Eight people were arrested at Mollem check-post, 40 km away from here, while smuggling the animals and the meat. Two trucks were seized.
Officials said the raid was conducted after receiving alert from Akhil Vishwa Jai Sri Ram Gau Sanvardhan Kendra, an anti-cow slaughter NGO based in Goa.