‘Foxhunt sabs illegally obtained evidence’


A farmer accused of giving webinar tips for illegal foxhunting today (mon) claimed evidence against him was illegally obtained by the Hunt Sabotage Association. Mark Hankinson, 60, is charged with encouraging fox-hunting, outlawed by the Labour government in 2004, in two private webinars on 11 August 2020. Hankinson, director of the Masters of Foxhounds Association, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court wearing a navy pinstripe suit and polka-dot tie, for the first day of his trial. Richard Lissack, QC, for Hankinson,…

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