RSPCA video of swans being abused
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Snargate farmer fined over swan attacks

A farmer has been fined £7,000 after killing two mute swans and injuring a third.

A crew on an HM Coastguard helicopter filmed the attacks while on a training exercise.

David Thompson, 80, from Snargate in Kent, was fined £7,000 at Canterbury Magistrates' Court and ordered to pay £470 costs.

  • 29 Nov 2016