Bastrykin instructed to prepare changes to the law on trapping stray dogs

The Investigative Committee of Russia will prepare proposals for improving legislation to exclude cases of death from dog attacks. This order was given by the head of the department Alexander Bastrykin, the press service of the ICR reports.

It is specified that this decision was made in connection with another case of the death of a child as a result of an attack by a pack of stray dogs. 

Employees of the central office will analyze similar incidents in different regions of the country and work out proposals for changing the current law, while taking into account effective and practically implementable mechanisms for preventing such tragedies.

“The result of this work will be presented to the management in due course countries», – the report says.

The department also noted that this problem does not receive due attention, and in some subjects municipal officials simply ignore it.

“To prevent such cases, tougher legislation both at the federal and regional levels, – The body of a seven-year-old girl was found the day before in the village of Domna, Chita District, Trans-Baikal Territory, with traces of animal bites on the child's body. The tragedy caused a wide public outcry, local residents claim that the problem with stray animals in this area has not been resolved for many years, despite numerous complaints.

The criminal case about the death of the girl was transferred to the Main Investigation Department of the ICR on behalf of Alexander Bastrykin .


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