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2009-03-25 18:41:13

80 days in Prison for murdering 21 seals

A Shetland fisherman was sentenced to 80 days in prison for bludgeoning 21 grey seal pups to death with a fence post in Shetland. James Stewart admitted mutilating, beating and crushing the seals near Whalsay on 29th Nov 2008. Members of Scottish Natural Heritage caught him red handed.

» Shetland News article: Fisherman jailed for seal slaughter