Call to target poachers

CALL FOR ACTION: Parliamentarian Robert Brokenshire with Loxton farmer Nicolle Jachmann inspecting sheep in the Riverland.

A PROMINENT South Australian parliamentarian has called for formation of a dedicated stock squad to capture cattle thieves.

Australian Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire said only six people had been sentenced to jail for stock theft since the introduction of Operation Poach.

“Figures I have obtained through freedom of information legislation show that in the past seven years only 14 people have been charged with stock theft, only six of those served time and two others had


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