Citizens of Sofia protested in front of the courthouse against violence to animals. The occasion was the fate of the dog Mecho (Bear), who was tied up and sadistically tortured. The protesters are demanding a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison..
The court has permanently remanded in custody 37-year-old Zahari Shulev, accused of torturing a street dog. The court's decision was applauded by dozens of animal advocates who gathered at the courthouse an hour before the hearing. The judges reasoned..