A man has been fined for walking his baby goat in public during the coronavirus, Covid-19 lockdown.

Dubai - Serious breaches could result in a prison sentence of three months for disobedience for four years for an attack on authority.



By Web report

Published: Sun 22 Mar 2020, 2:15 PM

Last updated: Sun 22 Mar 2020, 4:23 PM

According to the Daily Mirror an exemption in Spain's State of Emergency laws allows people to exercise their dogs, however this does not apply to any other animals. The animal lover thought he could beat the curfew by pretending he was taking his dog for a walk.
The man was fined, although the exact levy is not known. More serious breaches lead to a penalty of up to 30,000 euros.
Police are handing out dozens of fines, with Madrid police sanctioning more than 2,500 people and Catalonia police in Madrid, the worst-hit region of Spain, 1,345 fines in a matter of a couple of days.
The State of Emergency laws do allow people to go out if they are travelling to and from work, going to the bank, supermarket or chemist or going to care for an elderly person.
Other breaches have included people going swimming, sunbathing, having a picnic on the beach, a couple who fled to the mountains to "escape this coronavirus drama", a man who pretended to be a member of the military, cyclists, runners and even burglars.
Serious breaches could result in a prison sentence of three months for disobedience for four years for an attack on authority.
One resident from Vigo even asked to be arrested as he said he had to get out of the house because he couldn't stand being inside with his mother any longer.


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