| Occurred in a forest area in the municipality of Ricote | They are attributed the presumed authorship of a crime related to the protection of flora, fauna and domestic animals, for animal abuse The dog was trapped in the trap and its owner, trying to free it, was also injured SEPRONA has intervened a 30-centimeter stocks The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia, has developed an investigation aimed at locating the person who placed a stocks in a forest area of ??Ricote and caused various injuries to a dog and its owner, which has culminated in the identification of two neighbors of the municipality to whom proceedings have been instructed as alleged perpetrators of a crime related to the protection of flora, fauna and domestic animals, for animal abuse. The investigation began when the Civil Guard was alerted to an accident in a forest area, located in a hunting ground in the municipality of Ricote, where a dog had been injured by being trapped in a stocks and its owner, with several injuries when I was trying to free it. The Benemérita displaced the Blanca Citizen Security units to the site, who, after conducting a thorough reconnaissance of the area, found a 30-centimeter stocks, hidden among bushes and pine trees. The civil guards found out that the accident occurred when the victim was collecting almonds on a farm near the preserve, when his dog was trapped in the stocks. Specialists from the Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA) began the investigation, which made it possible to identify the persons who, allegedly, had set the trap, for which they have been instructed as alleged perpetrators of a crime related to the protection of nature.
flora, fauna and domestic animals, due to animal abuse. Hunting traps are a non-selective, unauthorized hunting method that was allegedly placed to capture foxes or wild boar. The crime related to the protection of flora, fauna and domestic animals and, specifically, the circumstance of using non-selective gear, means or methods for hunting or fishing has prison terms of four months to two years and, in any case, that of special disqualification for profession or trade and special disqualification for the exercise of the right to hunt or fish for a period of one to three years. The persons investigated, the proceedings and the intervened stocks have been made available to the Investigating Court number 3 of Cieza (Murcia).
Source: Ministerio del Interior