Not guilty plea to cruelty
A THIRD of four men charged in relation to the kangaroo torture and killing that shocked Joondalup detectives will contest his charge.
Ben Jaydon Malpuss’ lawyer Mark Gunning said in Joondalup Magistrates Court on Monday his client was pleading not guilty to one count of animal cruelty.
The matter will go to a trial on July 1.
Also adjourned to the same date were charges over an unrelated matter, the firing of a gel blaster gun from a car at three people in Craigie in September. Mr Malpuss intends to plead guilty.