Man beaten for molesting goat

February 15, 2016

A St Catherine man was severely beaten on Saturday by irate residents after he was allegedly caught sexually molesting a donkey. The incident occurred at about 3 p.m. in the Browns Hall district in the parish.

Residents told The Star that a passer-by saw the man with the 'beast of burden' in a strange position. An alarm was made and the man was accosted by an angry mob which, reportedly, hit him with whatever was in sight.

The residents said that the man was rescued by the police, who, shortly after, arrived on the scene. He was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital, where he received treatment for his injuries and placed in police custody.

The police said that the man is being detained while an investigation is conducted into the residents' claims as well as other crimes committed in the community.

His name is being withheld by the police.

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