Warning – Disturbing Content: A woman has been thrown and sent to jail. pet dog away from a multi-storey car park in what has been described as one of the “most harrowing cases” an RSPCA inspector has seen in his long career.
The 26-year-old will spend 12 months behind bars after the shocking act. Abuse of animals At Westfield Whitford City Shopping Center in Perth in April last year.
Horrifying CCTV shows the woman appearing to argue with the driver of a vehicle, believed to be her partner, on the roof of a car park holding 10-year-old Maltese Shih Tzu Princess on a ledge. After several minutes, she throws the dog over the edge, before it climbs nine meters to the floor below.
Passersby discovered the princess with extensive injuries and believed she had been hit by a passing car. The dog was taken to a vet.
The perpetrator, the owner, was identified by Princess’s microchip and went to the clinic, and called to euthanize the dog. Doctors believe she will sustain internal bleeding, a brain injury, and spinal and pelvic trauma.
The woman allegedly confessed to the crime on Facebook.
Magistrate Mark Millington said the offender had left the princess for dead in what he described as a “premeditated, deliberate and deliberate act”. He said the offender showed a lack of remorse and constantly tried to change the blame and make excuses for his behaviour.
RSPCA WA says the perpetrator confessed to the cruel act on Facebook, saying she “couldn’t live with the crime” but later deleted the post and told an inspector her account had been hacked. Is. The 26-year-old from Clarkson was sentenced to 10 months in prison for animal cruelty and two months for other police matters. He was also banned from keeping animals for 10 years.
RSPCAWA inspector manager Kylie Green described the crime as “vicious and highly offensive”.
“This case was the most painful I have seen in my 11 years as an inspector,” he said. “Dogs can be so trusting, and they trust their owners to keep them safe. I can’t think of a more despicable betrayal of that trust.
“Today’s verdict provides some justice for the pain and terror that poor Princess endured in her final hours. I hope it also sends a clear message to the community that deliberate cruelty to animals is unacceptable. is very serious and will not be tolerated.”
The offender was convicted under Sections 19(1) and 19(2)(a) of the Animal Welfare Act 2002 for cruelty to animals.
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