Badger baiters snared by police
23 Feb 2006 - BBC News
Kent police officers and a crime scene investigator have received
RSPCA awards after helping to catch a badger baiting gang last
The commendations followed an incident where animal welfare
officers were called by police to reports of four men digging at a
badger sett in Swanley.
They were fined in court over offences of badger baiting and
causing suffering to their dogs.
The RSPCA said police had helped put a stop to their "barbaric
Steve Dockery, the animal charity's chief inspector for the West
Kent area, said: "Without their help in preserving the scene and
assisting with interviews, it could have been very difficult to
bring these men to justice."
For more information, please click the following link: