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British woman arrested for violations of equine welfare laws to be tried on 21 February

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10 Feb 2024 / 15:20

CORFU. The woman was arrested on 8 February - following up on a complaint received, police found that the young woman was keeping seven horses on her estate in Alevropari without adhering to proper welfare standards.

The 27-year-old British woman, who was arrested on February 8th for violations of animal welfare legislation, requested and was granted a fifteen-day postponement for her trial.

She was arrested on Thursday afternoon by officers from the Achilleion Police Station. Following up on a complaint received, police found that the young woman was keeping seven horses on her estate in Alevropari without adhering to proper welfare standards.

She was referred to trial on Saturday, February 10th and through her lawyer, she obtained a postponement for the hearing to Wednesday, February 21st.

It is worth noting that in Greece, there is only one equine veterinarian based in Thessaloniki, from whom the necessary documents for the trial are being awaited.

 

VASSILIS PANTAZOPOULOS

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