Further delay in trial against Scottish gamekeeper

13 May 2014

The trial of a gamekeeper accused of several offences in relation to the taking and killing of raptors has suffered further delay. George Mutch, a gamekeeper from Kildrummy Estate in Aberdeenshire is facing prosecution for offences alleged to have taken place in August 2012. His trial was due to begin on 28th May but has now been adjourned until October. Mr Mutch has denied all the charges.