Owner of "dogs’ Auschwitz" detained after returning from resort
Earlier, specialists from the veterinary and livestock breeding department of the Amur region reported that 50 dogs in the Zolotorev orphanage died of starvation.
The head of the livestock shelter for dogs in Chigiryah was detained in a criminal case of animal abuse. The official representative of the Interior Ministry, Irina Volk, reports this.
"Today, in Blagoveshchensk, Amur region, police officers detained the head of a shelter for dogs on suspicion of ill-treatment of animals," Volk told the media.
Earlier, specialists from the veterinary and livestock breeding department of the Amur region reported that 50 dogs in the Zolotorev orphanage died of starvation. Specialists of the regional veterinary laboratory performed the autopsy. However, the study did not reveal dangerous infections in animals, including rabies.
A criminal case was initiated under part 2 of Art. 245 of the Criminal Code upon the cruel treatment of animals.
The owner of the dogs’ Auschwitz was detained after returning from abroad. At the moment he is placed in the pre-trial detention center. The investigation will petition for his arrest.
Earlier, Zolotorev called fifty animals “several dead dogs” during a telephone conversation with a journalist
“This is my land. They are my property. Do you understand? There were several dead dogs. This is normal with us. We do not bury them because it is winter now. They accumulate, then we dispose of them. Everyone is dying, do you know?” Zolotarev told REN TV reporters.