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Man arrested for torturing a cat and posting the video on the internet

2014.02.05

The police of Marseille have arrested a 25-year old man accused of torturing a cat and uploading the videos of animal abuse on Facebook. The agents are actively looking for the accomplice who filmed the scene, presumably with a mobile phone.

According to article 521-1 of the French Penal Code, "serious abuse or cruelty toward animals" is punished with a maximum of two years in prison and a fine of 30,000 Euros. The sentence can also be accompanied with the provisional or permanent ban on owning domestic pets.


Source: El Mundo

keys Animal Law, Animal Welfare , Cat , Abuse

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