Farmer jailed over illegal movement of cattle


A Monaghan farmer has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment over 13 charges of illegal animal importation.

Farmer jailed over illegal movement of cattle

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A Monaghan farmer has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment over 13 charges of illegal animal importation.

A Monaghan farmer William Cranston of Drumacrib was sentenced to six months imprisonment at a special sitting of Monaghan District Court.

Cranston was convicted on 13 charges related to supposed illegal movement of livestock occurring between May 1 and December 30th 2014.

It’s understood the animal movements were along the Monaghan and Armagh border.

It has been reported that Cranston had been previously convicted of having animal fattening drugs on his farm.

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