John Orrey, a gamekeeper, of Kneeton, Nottinghamshire receives a suspended prison sentence for killing Buzzards and firearms offences

‘My role is to protect game – buzzards presented a risk to those birds’. That was a statement offered by the Defence on behalf of Mr Orrey in mitigation at the sentencing hearing. Incredibly it appears to be an attempt at justification rather than mitigation. He could just as easily said ‘OK I killed a … Continue reading John Orrey, a gamekeeper, of Kneeton, Nottinghamshire receives a suspended prison sentence for killing Buzzards and firearms offences