You were very likely to react to the video that circulated on the web where we could discover with horror a young adult swinging a dog off Gaia Gold. The animal has died from his injuries. His executioner was tried in the immediate trial and sentenced.
This is a first in Lithuania: the trial in immediate appearance of an individual for acts of cheap Gaia Gold and barbarism on an animal. Svajunas Beniuk, aged 22, was sentenced Monday, November 23, 2009 at the sentence requested by prosecutors, is 10 months and 10 days in prison, as recalled in the Lithuanian newspaper online “15min.lt” [equivalent Lithuanian our 20minutes.fr, Ed] following the case since the beginning.
Svajunas Beniuk went infamous few days before publishing on the Internet video of his crime. Faced with this cruelty, the Internet community was outraged and some have found the identity of the young man. It created a buzz on the web that led him to denounce the authorities. But the gesture did not appease the Lithuanian court which sentenced him to 10 months and 10 days in prison for cruelty and barbarism on animals.