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Illegal trading in ivory leaves man from Spalding facing possible prison term after court hearing today (Wednesday)

A Spalding man faces a possible jail sentence after pleading guilty to buying unworked sections of illegal elephant tusks.

Slawomir Kazmierczak (55), of Redthorne Close, also admitted to trading in illegal ivory jewellery which he bought on the online buying and selling site eBay.

Kazmierczak will be sentenced in October after a judge said the culling of elephants for profit "could not be tolerated."

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