Monday, April 9, 2012

Camel testifies in court

Policemen guarding a court room in Saudi Arabia tried to stop a man going in with his camel before the judge told them to let him and his animal in.

The judge had asked the farmer to bring his camel to the main hall in the court building after an old man claimed the farmer had stolen it from him.

But the farmer told the judge that he had bought the camel from another man nearly three years ago while the old man insisted it was his camel.

“Bringing the camel to court did not resolve the dispute … the judge adjourned hearings and asked the farmer to bring seller and a witness to court next time;” and this, according to the Arabic language daily, Ajel, in a report from the northern town of Tabuk - BM