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9th May, 2018

Italian tries to smuggle puppies

Legal proceedings have been launched against an Italian man for torturing animals after he tried to smuggle 19 puppies from Hungary, Zala county police announced on the police’s website on Tuesday.

The man crammed the puppies in the trunk of a car. Police checked the Italian’s station wagon at Tornyiszentmiklós on Monday morning and found the 19 puppies.

The Italian bought the puppies in Hungary and wanted to sell them in Italy.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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