A man from Connecticut was sentenced for 4 months (120 days) after he cut a fish into half. The man after a domestic fight killed the fish which is being prosecuted under cruelty with animals.
Juan Vega 33 year old man had a fight with a woman who he knew previously. He visited the house and caused disturbance after which police was called.
A 9 year child of the woman told police that how the man killed their pet fish and cut it in half. After their testimony a case was registered against the man.
During the investigation a plea deal was offered after which the man accepted that he did create disturbance at the house. Prosecutor believes that the act of killing fish traumatized the child but the charge for cruelty with animal was dropped after plea deal.