A summary order was given to the man who threw away the corpses of dogs.
Formal accountability is important in making a society without animal abuse.
But life lost can never return.
May peace be to the afflicted lives.
From NHK news
December 10, 2014
A summary order with fines was given to the man who illegally disposed of the corpses of dogs.
In Tochigi prefecture, over 70 corpse of dogs were found.
A former pet shop employee arrested in the case said to the police that it would cost a lot for proper disposal, and that bringing so many to the animal welfare center would create suspicion.
This former employee’s case was dealt with informally on the 9th, and a fine was levied.
This case involved 72 corpses of small-breed dogs found in Tochigi prefecture in a riverbed, and forest, between October and November.
A former employee of the pet shop, Masaki Kimura (39) was arrested.
A breeder who he knows closed a breeding business, and the accused man bought many dogs for 1,000,000 yen.
But the dogs died in a wooden box while being transported by truck.
He testified to the police that it cost a lot for proper disposal, and bringing so many to the animal welfare center would create suspicion.
This former employee was prosecuted informally on the 9th, and a summary penalty of 1,000,000 yen was levied.
An acquaintance of his, who was also arrested, was ordered to pay 500,000 yen penalty for acting as an accomplice.