French rapper Timal filmed himself hitting his dog on Tuesday night in a video posted to his Snapchat account. In the video, the artist shows puddles on the ground, then raises his leg and kicks his dog repeatedly. The video comes with “Asshole go” writing.
The video outraged fans of the rapper, who recently collaborated with Booba. The 30 million friends Foundation made a report to the Pharos platform and filed a complaint for animal abuse. According to information from Le Parisien, police went to the rapper’s home on Wednesday morning, and Timal was taken into custody as part of an open investigation for animal abuse, following the complaint filed by 30 million of friends.
The seized dogs
The rapper’s dogs were seized and entrusted to the association Action animal protection. “The two dogs of rapper Timal were seized for the benefit of the APA, not without difficulty. Of the molosser type, Vamos 5 years old and Arya, a few months old, are certainly not in poor visual condition but are clearly afraid of the hand of man and are very fearful, ”wrote the association on Twitter. APA also announced that it had filed a complaint for acts of cruelty.
The dogs are at the vet.
Rapper Timal was already known to the police for nuisance caused with his dogs. However, these were not acts of abuse.