Gamekeeper who beat two buzzards to death given suspended jail sentence

1/28/2022 11:47:00 PM

Hunting is a multi-million pound industry. People pay handsomely to hunt grouse, pheasants and other game.

A gamekeeper convicted of killing two birds-of-prey has avoided jail - as conservationists warn not enough is being done to stop wildlife crime, which is at a 30-year high. alextomo reports.

Hunting is a multi-million pound industry. People pay handsomely to hunt grouse, pheasants and other game.

The problem? Many of those predators are legally-protected birds of prey.Today a gamekeeper convicted of killing two birds-of-prey has avoided jail, as conservationists warn not enough is being done to stop wildlife crime, which is at a 30-year high.

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JoSmithDWT alextomo What a pathetic sentence! Sickening alextomo How could anyone do this to such a magnificent bird? I've been lucky enough to see 2 of them gliding around in circles high in the sky recently. They seemed to be having the time of their lives. It was a heartwarming site for a townie like me.

Kopendflorist alextomo Git alextomo Name and shame. alextomo Keep up the good work Ch4 news the only national to report this. Expect a word from Nadine Doris though. alextomo Magistrates in rural areas are often seen out with the shoot. alextomo I don’t feel the punishment fit the crime on this. alextomo They should be prosecuting the gamekeeper's employer too. Might be more effective.

alextomo ZacGoldsmith pow_rebecca VictoriaPrentis JimfromOldham andreajenkyns SirRogerGale chrisloder KerryMP MeganMcCubbin ChrisGPackham where were the tougher sentences for animal cruelty? The game industry is lawless - when will you subject it to even basic regulation? alextomo A total disgrace

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The problem? Many of those predators are legally-protected birds of prey. Today a gamekeeper convicted of killing two birds-of-prey has avoided jail, as conservationists warn not enough is being done to stop wildlife crime, which is at a 30-year high. The attorney general is reviewing the “lenient” sentence given to a man whose then-girlfriend was left with life-altering brain injuries when she fell out of a van after he kidnapped her. This report starts with distressing footage of animal cruelty." He went on to state that while Helen was going through her final days, the late actress put others before herself and was constantly thanking her carers as they comforted her. . Lynn later fell from the vehicle, which was travelling at 60mph, and was left with severe brain damage.