A German vacationer suspected of killing his canine with a hammer has been arrested in Croatia, police mentioned Tuesday, including that the person additionally broken police station tools and furnishings.
The German was arrested within the northern port of Rijeka the place he allegedly killed his canine by hitting him within the head with the hammer, a police assertion mentioned.
The crime occurred in a yard of a constructing throughout the weekend.
The 51-year-old man was inebriated and likewise possessed a number of grams of ketamine medicine, the assertion added.
After the arrest the suspect broken some tools and furnishings on the police station.
The person got here to Croatia as a vacationer, a police spokeswoman instructed AFP.
Police have filed costs with prosecutors for killing and torturing animals, a criminal offense that may carry as much as a yr in jail in Crotia.
The person was additionally charged with property harm and drug abuse.
The Adriatic nation’s key tourism business was hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 however registered encouraging figures this yr.
Throughout the first seven months of the yr some 6.3 million vacationers visited Croatia, heading primarily to its pristine shoreline.
It marked a greater than 50-percent improve in contrast with the identical interval final yr within the nation of 4.2 million.
Most vacationers have come from Germany, as has been the case in earlier years.