Monthly Archives: April 2014

PEOPLE SMUGGLER GOES FREE – Friday July 12 2013

– Australia’s most wanted people smuggler has been set free by an Indonesian court and granted his wish to return to his home in Afghanistan. The South Jakarta court ruled late on Thursday that Sayed Abbas, 30, accused of being … Continue reading

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POLICE SEEK INTERVIEW – Thursday July 11 2013

– Detectives want to interview star Collingwood player Harry O’Brien over his revelations he can identify the killer who shot dead a man in South America. O’Brien has said he had fears for his life after he witnessed the shooting … Continue reading

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‘ILLEGAL WORKER’ BROTHELS TARGETED – Thursday July 11 2013

– The sex industry watchdog has moved to close brothels that used sex workers given to them by an alleged crime syndicate. Consumer Affairs Victoria will apply to have the licences of the brothel operators suspended in the Victorian Civil … Continue reading

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MURDOCH AGREES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS – Thursday July 11 2013

– Rupert Murdoch has agreed to reappear before British MPs to answer questions about a leaked recording in which he appeared to dismiss evidence of wrongdoing at his British newspaper titles. Mr Murdoch’s company, News Corp, parent company of the … Continue reading

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ABBOTT OF NO INTEREST – Thursday July 11 2013

– The Australian Federal Police is unlikely to respond to an online petition calling for action on Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s past use of travel entitlements. The petition, on change.org, calls for the AFP to prosecute Mr Abbott for the … Continue reading

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THE OUTLAW CULT – Wednesday July 10 2013

– They are fugitives with a cult following. They are libertarians who disdain capitalism. They have evaded detection by determined journalists, private investigators and law enforcement organisations. And they can be very, very rich. Famous, yet unknown, pseudonymous outlaws are … Continue reading

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HIT-RUN BOAST CLAIM – Wednesday July 10 2013

– A man who allegedly ran down two men during a “racially motivated” 24-hour crime wave later bragged about the horrific hit-runs that left one victim fighting for his life, a court has heard. Shannon Marchant, 21, was charged with … Continue reading

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RAPIST IS A SUSPECT – Wednesday July 10 2013

– A convicted rapist on parole is a suspect in the brutal bashing and rape of a new mother. Police arrested the 28-year-old Reservoir man for questioning at the weekend and released him without charge over the June 30th attack … Continue reading

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THIRD TIME UNLUCKY FOR MAN KILLED IN FIRE – Wednesday July 10 2013

– A Shepparton man, who died in a fire in his neighbour’s house, was staying there because he had burnt down his two homes by smoking in bed. Gary Taylor, 52, was found by firefighters within 1 metre of an … Continue reading

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THREATS DELIVER ASYLUM SEEKERS – Tuesday July 9 2013

– The Indonesian Navy had planned to meet a merchant ship carrying a group of asylum seekers who threatened self-harm to convince the crew to take them to Christmas Island. New details of the drama on the MV Sichem Hawk, … Continue reading

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