The inhabitant of Ekaterinburg, threw the cat off the 13th floor, will appear before court

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Case a resident of Yekaterinburg, which, according to investigators, threw his cat off the balcony 13th floor is directed to court, informs on Monday, the Prosecutor of the Sverdlovsk region.

As reported earlier, the head of the press service of the regional Moi Valery Burnt, in the middle of January, in the street Pavla Shamanova in Yekaterinburg, the man had fallen asleep after drinking alcohol, I woke up and threw one of his two cats, started a fight, from the balcony of the 13th floor. The animal was killed. In fact opened a criminal case under article «cruelty to animals».

«In Ekaterinburg the office of public Prosecutor has directed to court criminal case concerning the man who threw the cat off the balcony 13th floor», the Agency reports, noting that before it was approved the indictment in this case.

According to the prosecution, the citizen faces a sentence of up to one year of correctional labor or limitation of liberty for a term up to one year.

At the end of last year passed a law to toughen criminal penalties for cruelty to animals up to 5 years imprisonment. For causing pain to the animal, causing it injury or death, you can get up to 3 years of deprivation of liberty for the same acts by an organized group — up to 5 years imprisonment. Previously, the maximum term for crimes against animals was 2 years of imprisonment, but the actual timing of the received units.

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