Busan: Man in his 50s charged for dog slaughter just outside of an apartment complex
This is a translation of the January 9, 2014 news on Busan Ilbo: Man in his 50s charged for dog slaughter just outside of an apartment complex [사건사고]아파트 인근서 개 도살 50대 입건
On January 9, Busan Nambu(South) Police charged Jeon OO (53 years old) without detention for the suspicion of slaughtering dogs by cruel methods(violation of the Animal Protection Act) in his illegally set up slaughterhouse and unauthorized discharging of by-products into the nearby river.
Jeon is accused of setting up an unlicensed temporary building (in the photo 80㎡) just outside of Daeyeon 3-dong OO apartment housing complex only 200m away and slaughtering dogs while other dogs are watching for 3 years since the March of 2010.
Police investigation revealed that Jeon has been slaughtering 50-60 dogs per month and selling them to a nearby dog meat restaurant at 250,000-300,000 Korean won ($235-277 USD) per dog.
According to the police, Jeon is accused of using instruments that are not properly sterilized to slaughter dogs and unauthorized discharging of excrements and by-products from slaughter into the nearby river.