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Charged with the presumed crime of animal abuse after being identified in a video about dog fights

2013.10.28

The Service for the Protection of Nature (Seprona) of the Civil Guard in Lanzarote has charged an adult and report four underage persons as the presumed perpetrators of the crime of animal abuse. The investigation began with a video found on the internet, in which these persons encouraged two dogs to fight each other.

The diligence of the investigation has been submitted to the Judge of the guard and to the Permanent Adscription of the Public Prosecutor of the Environment of the municipality of Arrecife.

An administrative report has also been filed for these same acts against the adult, the owner of the dogs, for the presumed infraction of Law 50/1999, of 23 December, on the legal regimen of the ownership of potentially dangerous animals, and of Law 8/1991, of 30 April, on the protection of domestic animals in the Canary Islands.

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keys Dog, Fight , Animal Abuse , Crime

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