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Seven boys arrested for dog-fighting

Seven teenage boys have been arrested in the Western Cape on charges of dog-fighting.

Seven teenage boys have been arrested in the Western Cape on charges of dog-fighting.Picture: Sxc.hu.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police said on Saturday seven teenage boys were arrested on charges of do- fighting.

The teens were apprehended in Muizenberg on Friday and their dogs taken away.

Two Pit Bulls and a German Shepherd were confiscated.

Two of the dogs suffered minor injuries but the third had been severely bitten in the neck muzzle.

Western Cape police's Fredrick van Wyk said, "We can confirm that the seven boys are between 11 and 14 years old. They will appear in the Muizenberg Magistrates Court on Tuesday next week on a charge under the Animal Protection Act."

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