On June 18 the Kiev district court of Poltava condemned for 4 months of imprisonment of spouses Penkovsky, a long time of killing cats down the street Vatutin. Them accuse of animals abuse, article 299 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Punishment for this crime reaches six months of imprisonment.
About it reports OSO GUMVD of Ukraine in Poltava region.
We will remind that spouses were detained in December. Some time they were in a pre-trial detention center, but subsequently them let out on recognizance not to leave while the court won't choose a punishment measure. Numerous witnesses and eyewitnesses from among neighbors claimed that the husband and the wife caught also fir-trees of local cats. Also they insisted that sold to Penkovskiye котятину in some outlets selling pies and pancakes. However, at investigation this information wasn't confirmed, and therefore Penkovsky incriminated only animals abuse. "котоеды" claim that ate about 15 cats.