Crackdown increases maximum term from six months in move that brings England into line with Northern Ireland

People who abuse animals in England will now face up to five years in prison under a tough new crackdown.

The environment secretary, Michael Gove, said the tenfold increase from the present six-month sentence was needed to combat cruelty.

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