Man to fight cru­elty charge

Mercury (Hobart) - - NEWS -

A FORCETT man says he’ll fight se­ri­ous an­i­mal cru­elty al­le­ga­tions dat­ing back to Christ­mas – with­out a lawyer.

Jethro Arthur An­thony Mil­lar faced the Ho­bart Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day charged with one count of ag­gra­vated cru­elty to an­i­mals likely to re­sult in death, de­for­mity or se­ri­ous dis­able­ment and one count of fail­ure to com­ply with in­struc­tion. The charges, brought by the RSPCA, date back to De­cem­ber 21.

Mr Mil­lar told Mag­is­trate Chris Web­ster he in­tended to plead not guilty to both charges and planned to rep­re­sent him­self with­out a lawyer.

Mr Web­ster ad­journed the case un­til Jan­uary 30.

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