Farmer gets milder penalty in case of neglect of cattle, and cats

The high Court ruled on Wednesday, ruling in a case about the neglect of animals. The matter began to roll in november 2016. A farmer has been given a milder

Farmer gets milder penalty in case of neglect of cattle, and cats

The high Court ruled on Wednesday, ruling in a case about the neglect of animals. The matter began to roll in november 2016.

A farmer has been given a milder punishment in a case relating to negligent treatment of cattle, pigs and cats.

This was stated by The high Court.

In the district court was the farmer from the Church Saaby on Display three months of unconditional imprisonment, but the court of appeal amended on Wednesday the sentence to 60 days imprisonment with a probation period of one year.

the district Court certain, moreover, that he has not had to deal with pets and livestock in five years.

Also here is there has been appeasement.

the high Court decided that frakendelsen be made conditional with a trial period of three years.

the Case began in november 2016, when the police received a notification on some of the farm's cats.

Despite the numerous injunctions and the warnings failed the farmer through a year to provide his animals with sufficient care.

Among other things, had the pigs not constant access to water, which otherwise is a requirement. While catching some of them around, without that they were attended to by a veterinarian. And one pig lived with a swollen and pressed the.

at the same time was the herd of cattle meager, because they not got enough to eat. And a older female was in a number of years, been walking around with a punctured and forrådnet eye and inflammation of the skin (in the back. The latter assessed the district court to be ill-treatment.

At the proceedings in the district court got the man the last word.

- I am deeply saddened to have ended up in this situation. It has in no way been my feeling that I could be so bad a man, as the accusation says, he said.

Because the man has got a more lenient sentence in the high court, the state pays the costs of the proceedings.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 09:00

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