ACT court closing arguments made in hearing of Stephen George Button accused of animal cruelty after puppy's death

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By Toby Vue
Updated June 22 2022 - 11:50pm, first published 7:30pm
Stephen George Button walks out of court on Wednesday. He has pleaded not guilty to aggravated animal cruelty. Picture: Toby Vue

The accusation that a man killed a three-month-old French bulldog by placing a knife down its throat is "littered with inconsistencies" and has unbelievable assertions, a defence lawyer has argued.

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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