Date: Jul 16, 2019
By: Chen Kuan-pei and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with staff writer
The Changhua District Court found two local residents guilty of pouring boiling water on goose eggs ata neighbor’s farm in Changhua County’s Yuanlin Township (員林).
Chang Chen-mei (張陳梅), 74, and her son Chang Tzu-hsi (張慈錫), 53, were handed prison sentences of 28 and eight days respectively for property damage, which can be commuted to fines of NT$1,000 per day, the court said.
A woman surnamed Lin (林) who lives on a farm near the Chang residence, said her family keeps geese for security reasons and she installed cameras after their eggs failed to hatch, court documents showed.
Footage showed that the Changs had entered the property and poured boiling water on the eggs, Lin said. [FULL STORY]