Luke Berry swallowing goldfish
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Neknominate goldfish man banned from owning fish

A man who was filmed swallowing a goldfish for the Neknominate online drinking game has been been banned from owning fish for five years.

Luke Berry admitting causing unnecessary suffering to an animal at Oxford Magistrates' Court.

Berry, 26, from Faringdon, Oxfordshire, was prosecuted after he posted a video on Facebook in August 2014.

He was ordered to carry out community service and must do 120 hours unpaid work and pay £500 costs.

Neknominate usually involves people filming themselves "necking" an alcoholic drink, posting a video on social media and then nominating someone else to do the same.

Video from RSPCA

  • 02 Mar 2015
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