Greek man arrested over dog abuse


A case file has been formed against a man from the central Greek town of Larissa for allegedly tying his dog with a strap to the bumper of his truck and dragging it around.

He was arrested on Sunday and charged with violating laws protecting pets.

The incident occurred on a rural road in the municipality of Agia in Larissa. The injured animal was taken to a veterinary clinic for treatment.

The arrested man, who was already slapped with the requisite fines, is to appear before a Larissa prosecutor while Agia police are conducting a preliminary investigation.