Man arrested for 'animal crush' video
A video emerged two months ago, featuring schoolgirls stomping on the fish while performing sexual acts.
CAPE TOWN - The Cape of Good Hope Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) says police have arrested a man for producing a pornographic clip involving the crushing of goldfish.
The suspect was arrested in Sea Point earlier today.
It's believed the pupils attend Edgemead High School.
The SPCA's Wanika Rusthoi says, "The SPCA received confirmation that the producer of the animal crush fetish video has been arrested and he has been charged with the production of child pornography."
The footage, entitled ' Squishing Nemo', also caused outrage among animal rights groups, with some contemplating taking court action against the learners involved.
Its alleged the girls were paid R1,500 each for their participation in the movie.
The Western Cape Education Department told Eyewitness News the pupils faced disciplinary action.