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Man sentenced to eight months in prison for attempting to kill a dog by beating it


The events took place in March 2012 in Portugalete (Biscay), when police were alerted that a man was hitting a dog with an iron bar. The animal had both its hind legs tied and a rope around its neck.

The sentence condemns the perpetrator of the beating to eight months in prison and eighteen months of special prohibition from exercising any professional or trade related to animals. This punishment results from the application of a one-third reduction of the contemplated sentence as the accused accepted the sentence requested (which in this case was the maximum sentence for the crime of animal abuse in accordance with article 337 of the Penal Code.

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