Police rescue 33 roosters from fighting in southern Turkey
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
DHA PhotoTurkish police have seized 33 roosters who were used for fighting in the southern province of Adana, while also fining three people responsible for organizing the fights.
Police raided a tea house in the Yeşilyurt neighborhood of the Seyhan district in Adana after receiving information that the tea house was being used for rooster fights. Legal procedures were held against 55 people who were accused of organizing or gambling on the rooster fights.
The police officers discovered a fighting ring in the tea house and small stand nearby for an audience. They also discovered 33 roosters being held inside boxes.
Police started legal procedures against C.B., the owner of the teahouse, for providing a place for the gambling.
The police fined E.D., N.A. and M.G., the owners of the 33 roosters, 2,511 Turkish Liras for each rooster. The police also fined 51 people in the teahouse 208 liras each for gambling. Around 5,620 liras, which was collected for the gambling, was also seized along with the roosters.