In Krasnodar about ten cats was thrown from the fourth floor

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About 10 cats were thrown from the fourth floor of an apartment house in Krasnodar, the police checks for the decision on excitation of criminal case, have informed RIA of news in Ministry of internal Affairs in Krasnodar.

As have told in management, the incident was reported to the police at 11.40 GMT on Thursday. «Citizens reported that the fourth floor balcony thrown about 10-15 cats», — told the employee a press-services UMVD.

He noted that none of the animals are not killed, injured cats took representatives of veterinary clinics. Police found that on the fourth floor, which was indicated by the witnesses, there are five apartments designed for one person. Total door, behind which there are five apartments, the police had not been opened.

«There is the testimony of citizens who allegedly noticed the man on the balcony… Now on this fact an inspection is carried out, measures are being taken to establish a connection with the legitimate owner to get an explanation about what happened. In case the audit confirmed that these actions were aimed at inflicting pain or suffering on animals, or was committed out of hooliganism, then they will cause injury to the animals, it will be considered a question on excitation of criminal case under article 245 of the criminal code «cruelty to animals», — told RIA Novosti employee of the press service.

As noted in the police, the sanction for this crime provides till five years of imprisonment.