Murcia (EFE).- A man is being investigated as the alleged author of a case of animal abuse by having 31 dead horses on a farm in Murcia, according to the Civil Guard.
The actions began at the beginning of the month, when the neighbors alerted that in a cattle farm in Murcia, there were remains of horses in an advanced state of decomposition.
Thus, SEPRONA located the farm and located its manager to carry out an exhaustive inspection, in which it was certified that some of the corpses could be more than a month old.
The person in charge of the exploitation alleged to the civil guards that the dead cattle had not been removed because they did not have removal insurance that would take care of these expenses.
advanced state of decay
It has been verified that the person in charge did not provide the services of a veterinarian to treat the animals for an alleged respiratory infection that caused the death of the 31 equines, as well as that in one of the farm’s rooms there were 20 goats that lived with the animals. remains of 14 horses in an advanced state of decomposition.
In addition, after verifying all the documentation required by facilities of this type, the SEPRONA patrol has informed the Murcia City Council that the livestock farm does not have the corresponding municipal activity license.
A little less than a year ago, in this same farm, the Civil Guard already carried out another action where they also investigated the person in charge of the farm, who was instructed to investigate for the same crime, this time due to the discovery of fifteen corpses of horses in an advanced state of decomposition.
The crime of animal abuse is punishable in the Criminal Code with pressure penalties of 3 to 18 months, or fines and in any case, the penalty of special disqualification of 1 to 3 years for the exercise of the profession or trade that relate to animals.
The person investigated, together with the proceedings, has been made available to the Investigating Court of (Murcia).