Hefty fine for Polela

2013-12-13 00:00

MCINTOSH Polela, ex-Hawks spokesperson and author, was convicted and yesterday sentenced in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court to a hefty R30 000 fine with a two-and-a-half year suspended sentence.

Polela was arrested earlier this year when he was found hunting at the Swamp nature reserve outside Hime­ville. He had shot and killed one Reedbuck, which is an endangered animal, and he had also shot and killed a grey duiker.

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