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Behind bars: Former trainer jailed for starving horses to death

A FORMER Olympic wrestler who starved horses to death on his Bulla property is behind bars after losing a last- ditch bid for freedom.

Bruce Akers, 65, will spend the next six months in jail after which he must complete a 12-month community corrections order.

An angry Akers barked “Yeah, f--- that” to his barrister upon hearing the sentence in the County Court.

Article by: Wayne Flower

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