Dutch detain three in French-led horsemeat investigation

April 25, 2015 2:47 PM

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands' national prosecutor's office said on Saturday it had detained three suspects as part of a French-led investigation into illegal trading in horse meat.

Dutch prosecutors said in a statement the three had been detained after searches of 15 buildings across the country. The investigation is being coordinated in several countries by the European Union agency Eurojust.

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