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Man charged on the presumption of animal abuse and abandonment of a mare in Villanueva del Ariscal (Seville)


A.G.D., a 53-year old resident of Villanueva del Ariscal (Seville), has been charged on the presumption of the crime of animal abuse and on the misdemeanor of animal abandonment resulting in death, as established with sentencing guidelines in articles 337 and 631.2 of the Criminal Code, respectively.

According to sources from SEPRONA, the case is about a mare which had just died. The animal presented injuries, serious malnutrition and a “very evident” case of abandonment. The cadaver was found covered with leaves and grass to try to hide it from view.

Source: Andalucía información

keys Animal Law, Animal Welfare , Animal Abuse , Animal Abandonment

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