Bull to be imprisoned along with his owner in Serbia

Other News Materials 6 February 2008 03:31 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - A bull in Serbia will have to serve out a two- year prison term along with his owner because there would be no-one to look after the animal while his owner does his time, reports said Tuesday.

The four-year old bull's owner was sentenced to two years for attempted murder by a court in the northern Serbian city of Novi Sad.

According to local reports, Micko the bull will be kept in the jail's backyard while his owner serves out his sentence.

The city of Novi Sad has agreed to pay for the bull's food and all other expenses until his owner is released.