Po­lice throw a horse in jail for kick­ing a car

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Po­lice sus­pected foal play when they threw this horse in jail for kick­ing a car in Brazil. To the sur­prise of its owner, Fa­ceiro the horse was put be­hind bars for nearly 24 hours af­ter be­ing ac­cused of crim­i­nal dam­age in Nossa Sen­hora Apare­cida, north east Brazil. The ‘bronco ban­dit’ was de­tained from Sun­day evening un­til Mon­day af­ter­noon to com­pen­sate the an­gry car owner who de­manded the horse should be locked up un­til she had re­ceived pay­ment for the dam­age. Ac­cord­ing to the owner Wil­liam dos San­tos, the ar­rest was ‘ridicu­lous and to­tally over the top’.’’I took food for him on Sun­day night but they wouldn’t let me feed him in the morn­ing,’ he claimed. Of­fi­cers, how­ever, de­nied the an­i­mal had been mis­treated. Dai­ly­mail.co.uk

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