The Kempton Park Magistrates Court found Mr Ruan Verhoef guilty on charges of malicious damage to property.

What happened:

In August 2016, Mr Verhoef became aggressive towards an NSPCA Inspector who was undertaking an inspection of a pit bull show in Kempton Park.

Mr Verhoef grabbed Inspector Nadia Hansa’s camera, removed the memory card, destroyed it and threw the camera back at her.

Inspector Hansa opened a case against Mr Verhoef, and he was subsequently sentenced to a fine of R4,000, suspended for five years.

The court also issued an order to pay the NSPCA R800, and he was declared unfit to own a firearm.

>>> To view the work done by Inspector Hansa, and her team in the NSPCA Special Investigations Unit, click here


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