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Eight South African schoolchildren charged for raping a dog

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Charges of bestiality were laid against several South African schoolchildren after they were caught raping a . The – eight of them – were recently caught by community members in the city of Johannesburg.

A local SPCA general manager spoke to Sandton Chronicle on the matter said those charged were between the ages of 8 -13, and that raping seem to be a new pastime for young children.

“There is obviously no question of mutual consent (for having with these innocent, mute ). (Before this), we were sure that kids are innocent and won’t even know what bestiality is. How wrong we were.”

The local SPCA said that had rescued the dog and that was safely in its care. They however could not say if the dog’s mental state will remain unaffected.

SPCA has laid charges of cruelty in terms of the Animals Protection Act and charges of bestiality in terms of criminal (sexual offence and related matters) Amendment Act. SPCA said that both these charges were serious and may lead to imprisonment if the schoolchildren are found guilty. They are still investigating the case to see if this is the only incident.

The SPCA General Manager, Jaco Pieterse, said: “SPCA and its staff will be doing their utmost to show the dog love and care.Children have to be educated on the humane treatment of animals. The are the leaders of the and proves that minor animal abusers commit more serious crimes when they grow up, some even committing and .”

He added that combating animal cruelty when committed at a young age should be addressed as a matter of priority in order to educate the children and ensure it is not committed again. “It is the duty of society to teach children empathy and sympathy towards animals and fellow .”

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