Man Throws Dog from Sixth Floor

Around 10pm, Sunday July 26, a man in Keelung City threw a dog from the sixth floor of a building. The dog landed in the middle of the street and died of massive head trauma. Residents placed stools and a red box on one of the stools to avoid the dog being run over by a car, and called animal protection and police authorities.

The suspect, fled from the scene but was caught the next day in Taipei on drug and fraud violations. The dog, described as a red poodle, belonged to the man’s housemate, who was absent at the time. If found guilty, the suspect will face up to one year in prison and a fine of between NTD10, 000 and NTD100, 000.


Sources: CTi (中天新聞), Liberty Times Net.

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One thought on “Man Throws Dog from Sixth Floor

  • September 6, 2016 at 9:35 am

    Why do we have animal abuse penalties if the authorities NEVER enforce them? We MUST treat animal abuse as the serious crime that it is. This is no minor action; it cannot be excused. Please, Taiwan, prosecute these crimes to the full extent of the law: up to one year in prison and a fine of between NTD10, 000 and NTD100, 000. “情理法” must stop if Taiwan is to ever join the developed world.


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