A spokesperson said: ‘The Labour Department is saddened by the death of the person and expresses its deepest sympathy to his family.
A World Animals Voice (WAV) spokesperson said:
Well some people will still eat meat and things like this happen sometimes. We really only have concerns for the pig and hope very much that the Karma pig escaped slaughter and will end up being taken in for a happy life free from abuse by the activist organisations.
A Chinese butcher was killed by his own pig in what appears to be a tragic case of karma.
While detectives are yet to determine the cause of death, it seems the pig caused the butcher to stab himself with the knife.
It is unclear whether the pig managed to escape its fate.
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