Nica Richards
Premium Journalist
3 minute read
3 Jun 2020
1:47 pm

Female dog recovering as bestiality reports spike under lockdown

Nica Richards

A man was recently arrested and denied bail after the Mareetsane community flagged the latest in a suspected string of bestiality attacks.

The victim, Liquorice is recovering at the local SPCA. Picture: Supplied

Reports of bestiality have increased under lockdown, according to National Council of SPCA special investigations unit manager Wendy Wilson. This could be because more people are forced to stay home, and consequently observe and report more of these incidents, Wilson said. An elderly man recently had his bail denied after being accused of sexually assaulting a dog in North West. The man was arrested by Mareetsane police after the community flagged the latest in a suspected string of bestiality attacks. After being contacted by the police, the NSPCA’s special investigations unit offered guidance in the investigation, and dispatched a national...