A woman from Brittany was sentenced for killing a domestic pig, that she was supposed to look after as a pet, writes “Agro-Center”.
Local animal rights advocates have rescued a two-month-old pig named Babe from slaughter. For the next two years, she lived in the animal shelter. As shelter moved, Babe needed new owners. A woman who lived in the neighborhood agreed to take the animal. She signed an agreement which states that she cannot kill Babe.
The woman got tired of looking after the pig and turned to her ex-husband. He brought a butcher who shot Babe and processed the carcass. Later, the police found about 110 kg of canned meat at the woman’s house. Her ex-husband said that the woman intended to slaughter the pig from the very beginning.
The court found the woman guilty of abuse of trust and complicity in the slaughter of the animal. The woman got sentenced to three months in prison and a fine of 500 euros.