The decision to kill Shambo the sacred bull has been quashed by a High Court judge. The bull tested positive for bovine TB during a routine screening in May which means he should have been slaughtered, but Mr Justice Gary Hickinbottom overtuned the Welsh Assembly’s decision.
Destroying Shambo would be a "particularly extreme affront" to the Hindu community and a "serious infringement" of its beliefs, the High Court hearing in Cardiff was told. David Anderson QC told the judge: "He is an animal whose slaughter would constitute a violation of deeply-held religious views."
[via Sky News]
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