The Lilongwe Magistrate court has sentenced a well-known roadside live animal vendor to 6 months in jail for animal cruelty.
The vendor appeared in court to answer criminal charges of animal cruelty to which he was found guilty.
The confiscated puppy died in the Intensive Care Unit because of the consequences of the torture in the hands of the vendor.
The puppy‚Äôs ears were glued to its head with superglue and its coat was dyed black using toxic dyes to make the puppy look like a German shepherd.
The puppy was severely dehydrated and suffered malnutrition, it had a severe worm burden.
Being so young, its body was not able to fight the trauma it had to endure on the side of the road.
Selling and buying pets along the streets is against the country‚Äôs law as well as city bylaws.
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