a person taken into custody after throwing his canine off the balcony | EUROtoday

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Inusual morning for these residents of a constructing in Nanterre, in Hauts-de-Seine, Saturday February 17. Around 11 a.m., they alerted the police after a canine landed on their small eighth-floor terrace, stories The Parisian. It was the pit bull of the resident of the ninth and final flooring. The proprietor of the animal was taken into custody. He needs to be tried for animal abuse.

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According to the primary parts collected by the police on the Nanterre police station, the proprietor of the canine first hit him earlier than throwing him over the balcony. “The animal was in an advanced state of thinness and showed signs of abuse,” explains a police supply to Parisian. Another canine was found on the proprietor's residence, however he didn’t present indicators of abuse.

Up to 75,000 euros tremendous

The two canine have been handed over to veterinary providers. The abused animal died whereas it was being operated on. According to the Nanterre public prosecutor's workplace, “it is expected that the accused will be referred tomorrow, with a view to an immediate appearance for mistreatment or an act of cruelty towards a domestic animal leading to the death of the animal.”

As recalled The Parisian, since December 2021, the very fact of inflicting severe hurt or committing an act of cruelty in the direction of a home animal, tamed, or held in captivity, is punishable by three years of imprisonment and a tremendous of 45,000 euros. The penalties may even go as much as 5 years of imprisonment and a tremendous of 75,000 euros if the animal dies.