Three members of Grove and Rufford Hunt successfully appeal illegal hunting conviction

Three members of the Nottinghamshire based Grove and Rufford Hunt who were convicted last year of hunting a wild mammal with dogs were acquitted on the 15th March 2018 on appeal at Nottingham Crown Court. In March 2017 Paul Larby, 58, Peter White, 57, and Jane Wright, 63, of the Grove and Rufford Hunt were found guilty offences under the Act at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court. The alleged offence took place in January 2016 at Laneham, Nottinghamshire and was witnessed by two members of the public who then reported the incident to the police. .