A man in Russia was sentenced to three and a half years in jail for continuously torturing his neighbours by making horse neighing sounds at night.
The 47-year-old man used to make such sounds for two hours every night and did not let his neighbours sleep peacefully.
The affected neighbours had made as many as 80 complaints to the police before the accused was finally arrested.
Yuri Kondratyev harassed his apartment neighbours for two years from 2018. The incident has been reported from Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod city.
Local media reports Yuri started harassing his neighbours after he was unemployed for sometime and his partner left him.
Initially, he would play songs at a very high volume and then would replace that with the sound of a horse running or horse snorting.
His neighbours complained about his actions and also suggested that he needs treatment and should be sent to a mental hospital.
Yuri, on the other hand, produced a certificate from a psychiatrist in which it was mentioned that he is mentally fit.
Due to his behaviour, Yuri had to pay fines multiple times but that did not deter him from troubling his neighbours. He continued making the horse sounds till the time he was not arrested.