Lutsk city district court found 21-year-old resident of Lutsk (Volyn region) guilty of animal cruelty and sentenced him to 5 years and 1 month imprisonment .
“The court decided to sentence the 21-year-old lucanio who threw kittens out the window, put in the freezer, oven and washing machine. Despite the young man’s mental disorder, experts have recognized it able to understand their actions,” – said the Prosecutor’s office of Volyn region on the page in social network Facebook.
According to the Prosecutor of the Lutsk local Prosecutor’s office Andrei Prodika, Lutsk gorrayonny court, having recognized the attacker guilty of animal cruelty (criminal offense under part 1 of article 299 of the Criminal code of Ukraine) and pinning to the sentence unserved part of the punishment for previously committed an offence – grievous bodily harm, gave him a final penalty of 5 years and 1 month imprisonment.
The Prosecutor recalled that in September 2016 the 18-year-old resident of Lutsk was posted on the social network for the world to see the video of the torture of two kittens that caused a great public resonance.
In December 2016 the girl with the author of the video, which took an active part in the mockery of the kittens, was convicted of animal abuse to 3 years and 6 months of imprisonment with establishment of 2-year probationary period.