Man Who Mowed Down Emus Sentenced To 42 Days In Jail

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9 May 2019

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A man who mowed down emus on an outback road and posted a video of it online has been sentenced to 42 days in jail by a Victorian court.

Jacob Scott MacDonald was sentenced in Mildura Magistrates Court on Thursday over the sickening attack on Pellaring Road at Cowangie, in the Victoria's northwest, close to the SA border in September last year.

Video was posted on social media, sparking a nationwide manhunt before Victoria Police charged MacDonald with animal cruelty and traffic offences.

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