Last Sunday, July 25, a video in which an entire family in Tlanepantla, State of Mexico, beat a dog that is tied up, until it was killed, began to go viral. Thousands of Internet users were very outraged, and one of them was the actor Eugenio Derbez. It was revealed that the dog had bitten one of the members, which is not a valid justification.
The power of social networks, the internet and the talent of the Mexican actor is well known, so Derbez used his social networks to give a message in which he expresses what he thinks about this case and to demand justice, not only for the case of this animal, but for more cases of cruelty, calling on the corresponding authorities with the purpose of taking responsibility for what happened.
Through his Instagram stories, the actor expressed a message in which he recalled that animal abuse is a crime in the State of Mexico and that, despite that, the authorities they have ignored the citizens’ request, so he asked that something be done about it, since the video is already enough to be used as evidence of the crime and punish those responsible, depriving them of their freedom and not only with an economic sanction.
Derbez expresses that murderers and abusers of animals are a danger to society, It is proven that people who do not treat animals well are a risk, since they can do the same with humans.
Eugenio reiterated that it is urgent that something be done to punish this family, calling on the Governor of the State of Mexico, Alfredo del Mazo and suggested that the punishment be greater than the existing one.
At the moment, the authorities of the State of Mexico have not reported any detainees in this case, however, if It was announced that a search was made at the home where the events occurred. The house is located in the Santa María Tlayacampa neighborhood of Tlalnepantla, State of Mexico and the only thing that was found were different objects with which the people carried out the events; among which were scissors, knives and sticks.
The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico, informed that work will continue on this case, until justice is done, in collaboration with Environmental Protection of the State of Mexico and some civil organizations such as “Mundo Patitas”.
Eugenio has shown how much he is a lover of animals, especially dogs, as he constantly demonstrates the good relationship he has with his dog “Fionna Derbez”, who came into his life 9 years ago and from that moment, became one more member of the family, to the extent that he has his own Instagram account, in which he has more than 119 thousand followers.