Suspected of killing his neighbours' cat with his rifle, a pensioner in Pas-de-Calais tried - THECHOWANIECS.COM

Suspected of killing his neighbours’ cat with his rifle, a pensioner in Pas-de-Calais tried

A pensioner appeared before Arras Criminal Court (Pas-de-Calais) on Tuesday 8 November 2022. Aged 71, he is suspected of shooting his neighbours’ cat with a rifle shot in March in the Pennines. A three-month suspended sentence was requested against him. Judgment will be handed down on December 13.

Suspected of shooting his neighbours' cat with a rifle shot, a pensioner stood trial at Arras Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Illustrative photo.

Suspected of shooting his neighbours’ cat with a rifle shot, a pensioner stood trial at Arras Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Illustrative photo. | MARTOLI-03 / PIXABAY

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    Suspecté d’avoir abattu le chat de ses voisins d’un coup de carabine, un retraité a été jugé par le tribunal d’Arras mardi 8 novembre 2022. Photo d’illustration. | MARTOLI-03 / PIXABAY

A 71-year-old man was prosecuted by the Arras Criminal Court (Pas-de-Calais) on Tuesday 8 November 2022, reports 20 minutes . He is suspected of killing his neighbours’ cat with his rifle at the end of March in the Penin. According to The voice of the Nordics relations between the neighbors quickly deteriorated due to the animals owned by the suspect, a former farmer.

“I would kill this beast”

The owners of the cat mentioned “permanent provocation” from his side. He would have voluntarily installed his animals several times near their terrace. During the hearing, the pensioner admitted the facts. “I wanted to kill this beast. I thought it was a ferret or badger that attacked my henhouse”he said, quoted by the daily.

The state attorney believed that the shooting was intentional and requested a three-month suspended sentence against the defendant. He also demanded the confiscation of his five seized weapons, the revocation of his hunting license and a ban on possessing a weapon for three years. The court should deliver its verdict on December 13, clarifies The voice of the Nordics.

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