ANIMAL wants authorities to inspect other animals on the João Moura estate

in News · 29-02-2020 12:00:00 · 0 Comments

ANIMAL wants the authorities to inspect the other animals that exist in the estate of the bullfighting knight João Moura, detained on 19 February, for suspicions of ill-treatment, and to apprehend those who may be at risk.

In a statement, the organization's president, Rita Silva, demands that an inspection be carried out on the animals that remain on the João Moura estate.

In the note, Rita Silva indicates that ANIMAL “became aware that these cases in João Moura's estate are not recent, which is very regrettable”.

“We learned that the complaint that triggered this whole episode was anonymous and, as far as we are concerned, it will remain so. However, and so that we can try to help the animals that stayed there, including bitches to breastfeed and their young, we call on the person to contact us. We will never reveal his/her identity, we guarantee, but we want to initiate all possible legal procedures to help other animals and the help of that person would be essential”, she stresses.

The organization's president points out that ANIMAL wants to “make this case an exemplary case”.

“We want people to rethink how they differentiate animals, whose suffering is the same regardless of the species they belong to. We want that the atrocious suffering of those dogs was not in vain”, she concludes.

ANIMAL announced last week that it would become an assistant in this process.

Also last week, the organization SOS Animal said it would become an assistant in the case.

The bullfighting rider was detained following the execution of a search warrant for his property, which also resulted in the arrest of 18 dogs.

Present on the same day in court, to be questioned, he was imposed a term of identity and residence, the least serious coercion measure that must be applied to an accused.


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