London Man Convicted of Dangerous Dogs Offences

A Wembley man has today (26.11.08) been convicted of nine offences under the
Dangerous Dogs Act and the Animal Welfare Act at Brent Magistrates Court.
Akim Adelaja ( 22 yrs – 14.07.1986), of Elms Lane, Wembley was found guilty
of offences are as follows:
One offence under Section 1 (1) of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991: Breeding of
fighting dogs
One offence under Section 1 (3) of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991: Possession
or custody of a fighting dog
Five offences under Section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006: Duty of person
responsible for animal to ensure animal welfare
One offence under Section 4 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006: Causing
unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.
One offence under Section 8 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006: Keeping/training
an animal for use in connection with an animal fight.
His trial began at Brent Magistrates Court on Monday (24.11.08) and he will
be sentenced on 16th December.
Sergeant Andy Lester from Brent Police Northwick Park […]

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