13 Jan '11, 6am

Two van drivers in China were forced to kneel next to a dead poodle for an hour after they ran it

A video grab shows the drivers kneeling with a dead poodle in Suzhou. -- PHOTO: CHINA DAILY View more photos TWO men driving a van were forced to kneel for one hour with a dead poodle after they ran the dog over in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province on Sunday, local news portal scol.com reported. According to witnesses, the dog owner asked for 5,000 yuan (S$977) in compensation and refused to let them go. The dog owner said he bought the dog for 4,000 yuan and added 1,000 yuan for feeding expenses. After learning that the two didn't have enough money, the owner demanded they kneel for one hour. 'He kicked the driver on the leg and then the driver knelt down, and the other man followed suit,' said a witness surnamed Guan. Police were called, but the dog owner and the driver told them they had already made a deal. Another witness said it was so cold out that her husband t...

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