Developers who illegally destroyed a Melbourne pub and then allegedly carted dangerous asbestos through the city have been labelled "a bunch of rogues" by the state opposition.

The Corkman Irish Pub was knocked down without a permit 10 days ago and now the Environment Protection Authority says rubble containing asbestos has been taken to a property in Cairnlea in Melbourne’s northwest. “I think the book needs to be thrown at people,” Opposition Leader Matthew Guy told reporters…