Poachers fail to dodge the bullet

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FORFEIT: A Mansfield man and a Taggerty man have been fined more than $6000 and forced to handover firearms, tools and prohibited items.

A MANSFIELD man and a Taggerty man have been fined more than $6000 and forced to forfeit firearms, tools and prohibited items.

“The men were prosecuted for committing a number of hunting and firearm related offences following reports of a Sambar deer killed on private property situated between Taggerty and Eildon,” Game Management Authority officer Nick Foster said.

The Game Management Authority (GMA) and Victoria Police investigated an incident where a deer was illegally shot at approximately 2.30am on July 19, last year.


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