Kuwait: Man arrested for killing cats, posting gory images on social media

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on March 5, 2021

Kuwait authorities strongly condemned the posts.

After horrifying netizens with social media posts of mutilating and killing a number of cats, an unidentified person in Kuwait now faces jail time and/or a fine of up to 20,000 Kuwaiti dinars, or over Dh240,000 for committing the act.

According to Kuwaiti daily Al Rai, Talal Al-Daihani, an official from Kuwait’s Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), confirmed that the person has been arrested and will be produced before the Public Prosecution to be charged and prosecuted for zoophobia.

Kuwait’s PAAAFR strongly condemned the posts, said Al-Daihani.

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