Human semen was found in the stray animal
A 58-year-old man in Hong Kong has been arrested for sexually assaulting a stray dog
Hong Kong Free Press reports that the alleged act of bestiality took place earlier this month near Lantau Island’s Wong Lung Hang area.
The offender, a construction worker named Chung, has been released on bail for now but a hearing is due to take place on 7 April. HKFP adds that Chung attacked a reporter outside the court.
Apple Daily reports that a suspicious figure was spotted on 1 February luring a canine with food onto a hill in a village. Hours later, the dog emerged with injuries to its lower body. EJ Insight reports that the canine was named ‘Snow’ according to a local resident named Chan. Chan claimed to see the construction worker lure the dog away. Snow reportedly reappeared limping and bleeding from her lower body.
Chan felt it unlikely that male dogs would be interested in Snow as she was sterilized. The resident then took the dog to a vet who revealed that the canine’s vagina was ripped and confirmed that human semen was found inside. Chan reported the incident to the police who tracked the offender to his home in Tung Chung Yat Tung Estate.
Apple Daily adds that the injured animal was taken to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for further inspection.
Chung was released on HK$2500 bail with the provision that he does not come into contact with dogs or enter within 1km of Wong Lung Hang area. He must also not leave Hong Kong.
The New Straits Times reports that the maximum penalty for bestiality is a fine of HK$50,000 and ten-years behind bars according to Crimes Ordinance.
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