Nicolas Anelka has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The former French international was guilty of having eaten a sacred cow at a barbecue with friends.
The AFP has confirmed information: Nicolas Anelka, the former striker of the team of France Football, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for eating a sacred cow in India at a barbecue with friends. The player and his friends were arrested after a denunciation came from its neighbors. They were immediately tried and will each serve a sentence of 40 years in prison and pay a fine of 1,500 rupees (170 euros).
Player of Mumbai City FC will not appeal his conviction, Indian law does not allow a stranger to appeal. If the French government does not request extradition of the player, there is a good chance that the player serve the entire sentence in India, the prison Mimi Siku of Delhi.
Nicolas Anelka request support gouvernenemt
Counsel for the player requested government support as soon as possible:
“The only crime that committed Nicolas Anelka is the not knowing the culture of the country in which it is located. Nicolas thought it was the guinea pig that was not the sacred cow in India. I seek help from the government, not for the football but what the French compatriot Nicolas Anelka. ”
The French government should communicate in the week about his position. According to our sources, it is not certain that the extradition is requested. Source : footballfrance.fr