EPL: Kurt Zouma faces 4 years in prison, fined £250,000; his two cats seized

West Ham United defender, Kurt Zouma, now faces as much as 4 years in French jail for abusing his cat.

The footballer was filmed by his brother kicking and slapping his pet cat and the footage was uploaded to Snapchat by the 27-year-old’s youthful brother, Yoan.

Two cats belonging to the participant, together with the abused one, have been taken away by the RSPCA after surprising footage confirmed him abusing them.

West Ham has additionally fined him £250,000 – two weeks’ value of wages – and axed him from the squad for the following sport.

The incident has common condemnation as a consequence, regardless of Zouma’s speedy apology.

A petition calling for authorized motion to be taken towards him has already attracted over 100,000 signatures.

The Every day Mail stories {that a} authorized grievance has been filed towards the participant in Paris.

And for the time being, legal professionals working for the most important animal rights group in France, La Fondation 30 Thousands and thousands d’Amis, have contacted prosecutors.

A spokesman for the Basis stated: “We condemn this heinous act, have requested that the participant be suspended from the France staff, and filed a authorized grievance towards him,” In response to Metro.

Article 113-6 of the French Penal Code states {that a} French citizen might be prosecuted for legal acts carried out overseas. Robust laws was put in place in France final 12 months which might land anybody responsible of mistreating animals with a jail sentence of as much as 4 years.

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