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$50k fine for Enmore man seen in video beating dog (News Room)

A Logwood Enmore, East Coast Demerara man, who was seen in a video beating a dog, was on Wednesday charged with the offence of ‘Prohibited Act and Protection of Animal’ contrary to Section 4 (1) of the Animal Welfare Act 2018.

Indar Bhagwant, a 42-year-old driver, was arrested on March 21 after a video appeared of him beating a dog.

Police Headquarters reported that Bhagwant appeared at the Cove and John Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Fabayo Azore, where the charge was read to him.

He pleaded guilty and was fined $50,000 or three months imprisonment.

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