27 Dec '11, 11am

Unemployed man jailed 2 months for torturing stray cat

Unemployed man jailed 2 months for torturing stray cat

On Tuesday, Lin Chuan was jailed two months. The unemployed man had pleaded guilty to torturing the cat. He also admitted to stealing $411 worth of items from a Popular Bookstore some months earlier. -- PHOTO: SPF By Khushwant Singh A resident called the police to report a man hanging a cat from a parapet. The animal was later found dead in a drain. On Tuesday, Lin Chuan was jailed two months. The unemployed man had pleaded guilty to torturing the cat. He also admitted to stealing $411 worth of items from a Popular Bookstore some months earlier. Deputy Public Prosecutor Teo Lu Jia told a district court that, at 4pm on May 7, a neighbour saw Lin tying a black rope around the neck of the stray. He then dragged it up and down the second-floor corridor outside his flat. The cat was struggling to free itself and he later dangled it from the parapet.

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