Two individuals on trial for looking crimes will likely be dropped at courtroom.
Shaun Parish, 33, and Jacob Whalley, 30, of Milton Park in Peterborough, had been accused of looking wild mammals with canines.
Parish and Whalley are mentioned to have been with Fitzwilliam Hunt in Sutton on March 5 final yr when the incident allegedly occurred.
They had been dropped at courtroom on September 23 and denied the costs, and a trial is scheduled for February 9 this yr.
Nevertheless, a ‘very important witness’ acknowledged they may not attend as a result of they had been overseas, main the prosecution to name a listening to at Peterborough Magistrates’ Courtroom to adjourn the listening to.
Parish and Whalley had been absent from at the moment’s listening to (Friday 6 January).
Protection lawyer Stephen Welford argued that the trial ought to proceed as it’s “essential for these in each the pro-poaching and anti-poaching communities” to succeed in a choice as quickly as potential.
The courtroom was advised it was ‘within the curiosity of justice’ to adjourn the trial at a time when the witness might be current.
It’s going to now be held on Could 11 at Peterborough Crown Courtroom.
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