News

Three Arrested For Brutal Killing Of Dog In Egypt

Three Arrested For Brutal Killing Of Dog In Egypt

An undated photograph of the dog before his death.
An undated photograph of the dog before his death.

A Shubra prosecutor ordered on Thursday the detention of three men accused of killing a domesticated animal for four days pending investigations.

A video went viral late Tuesday showing three men beating a strapped dog with knives and killing him. The video is believed to have been shot at Giza’s Haram neighbourhood.

The three detainees were accused of killing the dog and possessing bladed weapons.

The detainees admitted to the prosecution they had killed the dog, accusing the dog’s owner of using it to commit crimes of theft.

mencr
The three men that were detained.

They said the dog’s owner attempted to steal a shop belonging to one of them, adding that the dog bit another defendant who attempted to stop the theft.

The defendants said they agreed with the dog owner to kill the dog and in turn renounce a complaint filed against the owner accusing him of theft.

Egypt’s Penal Code stipulates that the punishment for killing a domesticated animal or “gravely harming it” is imprisonment for up to a year or a fine of no more than 200 Egyptian pounds.

Egypt's Second Richest Man Plans To Buy Euronews Majority Shares
Six Deadly Explosions Rock Cairo

Subscribe to our newsletter


News
@AswatMasriya_En

Aswat Masriya is a Thomson Reuters Foundation-sponsored website that covers Egypt's transition to democracy. en.aswatmasriya.com

More in News

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Shares War Memories in Rare Appearance

Egyptian StreetsOctober 15, 2019

New IMF Chief Hails Egypt’s Economic Reforms

Egyptian StreetsOctober 15, 2019

Uncontrollable Wild Fires in Lebanon Force Residents to Leave their Homes

Egyptian StreetsOctober 15, 2019

Sisi Blames Renaissance Dam Crisis on January 25th Uprising: Egypt Bared Its Back and Shoulder in 2011

Egyptian StreetsOctober 15, 2019

Political Elite Outsider Kais Saied Elected As Tunisia’s President

Egyptian StreetsOctober 14, 2019

The Story of the 18-Year Old Boy Stabbed For Defending A Girl From Harassment

Egyptian StreetsOctober 13, 2019

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate Elects Its First Female Chairperson

Egyptian StreetsOctober 12, 2019

New Minimum Wage Raise for Civil Servants Coming Next Month

Egyptian StreetsOctober 12, 2019