Photo: Courtesy of police
the dog before it died
Photo: Courtesy of police

Suspicion: Man ties dog to car, drives until dog's death

Police arrest 50-year-old Galilee resident for alleged animal cruelty; dog dies despite treatment; 'Suspect said dog bothered him,' says police official

A 50-year-old man from a village in the western Galilee was arrested on Saturday for allegedly tying a dog to his car and then driving away, dragging the animal behind.


The critically wounded dog was found in a waste disposal site, but despite medical treatment died of its wounds.


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The suspect will be brought Sunday for a remand hearing in Akko.


Maalot's police chief said: "The suspect said the dog bothered him so he decided to get rid of it.


"The dog was taken to a local veterinarian in critical condition but died from its wounds."


The Northern District Police stated: "We regard animal cruelty as a serious crime and we'll bring to justice anyone who practices it."



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