A person has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after a
vile Fb video appeared to point out a canine being cruelly
tortured after which killed.
The graphic footage, filmed in Thailand, exhibits the canine
struggling in a sack as a person beats it with a stick.
He then pulls the still-alive animal out and makes use of a knife to
slit its throat.
Thai charity, Soi Dog Foundation, which helps to rescue and
re-home canine, was answerable for serving to hint the place the movie
Based on reviews, the person has been arrested on suspicion of
In Thailand, animal cruelty is rife, with pet canine commonly
kidnapped and slaughtered by canine meat merchants.
Almost 500,000 folks have now signed a web-based petition
calling on the Thai authorities to outlaw the commerce after a
harrowing video appeal by Ricky Gervais, Judi Dench
and Downton Abbey stars went viral.
At the moment, the best penalty for animal cruelty in Thailand
is a £20 wonderful.
Though canine meat will not be notably fashionable in Thailand, it
is commonly bought to neighbouring Vietnam.
Now, because of an anti-rabies settlement between Thailand, Laos
and Vietnam final yr bringing in harder penalties for the
trans-border cargo of dwell canine, there was a pointy
lower within the cross-border smuggling of dwell canine.
However this has merely meant that canine are killed within the nation
earlier than being transported.