Genoa – The Genoese police denounced a 43-year-old man of Moroccan origin for mistreatment of animals. The man was seen late yesterday evening, in via Andrea Doria, as he slammed a turtle onto the sidewalk and pulled its legs.
Some people witnessed the scene and alerted the agents. The policemen found him drunk and with the turtle upside down on his side. The animal was found to have a rupture of the carapace. The turtle was entrusted to Oipa.