China: Man jailed for 6 months for scaring his neighbor’s 1,100 chickens to death

China: A man in China has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of scaring his neighbor’s 1,100 chickens to death. This strange act was done by the guilty person with the intention of taking revenge from his neighbor. According to media reports, the guilty person had an argument with his neighbor over some issue, after which he made up his mind to teach his neighbor a lesson. 

According to the New York Post, a man named Gu had an argument with his neighbor over some issue. The dispute between the two took place in April 2022. In fact, Gu’s neighbor cut down his tree without permission. A dispute started between the two regarding this. During court proceedings in Hengyang County, Hunan Province in central China, it was revealed that Gu had planned to teach a neighbor a lesson at night. 

Chickens died like this 

Gu chose the night time to execute his planning. Taking advantage of the darkness, Gu entered his neighbor’s poultry farm, where there were a large number of chickens. Gu used a torch during this. The chickens got scared due to the light of the torch. In a stampede at a poultry farm, several chickens were crushed to death by each other. 

After this incident, the neighbor informed the police about it. According to the police, 460 chickens were killed that day due to the torch being shown by Gu. After taking Gu into custody, the police asked him to pay the price of the dead chickens to his neighbor. Gu then went and paid Rs 35,734 to his neighbor.

6 months jail

A court in Hengyang County found Gu guilty of intentionally damaging his neighbor’s property. Because of which the guilty person was sentenced to six months in jail. 

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