Tehran, Jan. 09 A Tehran court put a young woman on trial for keeping six kittens in her apartment, the state television reported yesterday.
The state television aired the court proceedings in which the judge in branch 19 of Tehrans court questioned the woman about why she was keeping the kittens in her apartment and how she was feeding them.
The womans elderly father was also questioned by the judge.
At the end of the trial, the judge ruled that the woman suffered from mental illness and ordered her confined to Razi Sanitarium in the capital.
Razi sanitarium is among the worst kept facilities in the entire country, where patients do not receive adequate care due to staff shortages and lack of psychiatrists and mental health specialists.