B.C. chicken abuse case defendants want charges dropped due to delay
Chicken catching company was in B.C. Supreme Court recently complaining about unreasonable delay.
By Brett Ruffell
The defendants in a high-profile Fraser Valley chicken abuse case are asking the court to drop the charges due to unreasonable delay.
There have been several delays in the case against Ontario-based Sofina Foods, Elite Farm Services Ltd., and Elite’s Dwayne Paul Dueck, a case that goes back to 2017.
Undercover footage of Elite employees throwing, kicking, stomping and tearing apart birds at farms in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Langley and Surrey were filmed by California-based animal rights activist group Mercy For Animals.
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