In February, a video circulated on social media showed the French Kurt Zoumathe protector of West HamAttack, kick and kick your pet cat. A month later, after proceeding with the investigation, RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Legal proceedings were initiated against the player and his brother Yoan.
“After a thorough and thorough investigation, we have launched a lawsuit against Kurt Zouma and Yoann Zouma (his brother) under the Animal Welfare Act,” the RSPCA said in a statement.
Shortly after the incident, the organization also cared for two cats related to Zuma, and has continued to do so ever since. According to the organization, more information about the process and the cats will be made public as the date of the trial is revealed.
West Ham fined the defender the equivalent of two weeks’ pay, but team manager David Moyes continued to field the player whenever possible. With the announcement of the lawsuit, the club stated only that “it is aware of the statement of the RSPCA and the investigation involving Kurt Zouma”.
“Kurt continues to cooperate fully supported by the club. It is our understanding that Kurt’s cats have been examined by a vet, are in good health and have not suffered physical injuries. For legal reasons, neither So neither Kurt nor the club will comment further. At this time.” West Ham said.
french team It also announced that the player would be considered for a future call-up, but any further incident would be “disastrous” for both the player and his club, West Ham.