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The Borneo Post
Trial of accused in Bill’s murder postponedsaid the postponement was made pending the outcome of the appeal (in the Court
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
said the postponement was made pending the outcome of the appeal (in the Court of Appeal ) by Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) on the discharge and acquittal of the second, third and fourth accused persons. Ravinthran fixed the Oct 18 hearing for... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Murdered Anika Smit's father wants inquest to continueCarstens previously argued that further assessments of Van Wyk were necessary b
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Carstens previously argued that further assessments of Van Wyk were necessary before the director of public prosecutions (DPP) could make a final decision about whether to prosecute him. The court heard on Friday that the report was ready and had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
24 IEBC Officials Face Charges After Poll, Says Keriako Tobikocases. According Mr Tobiko, 105 prosecutors have been tasked with securing con
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
cases. According Mr Tobiko, 105 prosecutors have been tasked with securing convictions in election-related cases. "The DPP assures members of the public that his office has put in place election preparedness measures aimed at ensuring that all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Abuse Dismissal of Charges, Ruling Party Tells Hichilemaassertions that his client had not been discharged, his client could not be arr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
assertions that his client had not been discharged, his client could not be arrested on the same matter. Mwiimbu says the DPP did not enter the nolle but she dropped all the charges in the interest of the nation. Mwiimbu argues that as it stands... Read more
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The Star
Religious teacher charged with pulling student's nosesaid his client had also been injured after allegedly being attacked by the stu
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
said his client had also been injured after allegedly being attacked by the student's father. Asked outside court, the DPP could not confirm if the father had been charged. Magistrate Umzarul Annur Umar allowed bail at RM1,500 in one... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Pakistani seeking MyKad denied bailbeen impounded, his family members are here and that the question of absconding
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 hours ago
been impounded, his family members are here and that the question of absconding did not arise. Deputy public prosecutor (DPP) Mohd Shazmeer Zamhari objected the application as the issued raised had been considered in the previous session. Unless... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bill Kayong murder: Trial for Mohd Fitri postponedwas called to enter his defence today. The court proceedings that lasted only
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 hours ago
was called to enter his defence today. The court proceedings that lasted only eight minutes, the deputy public prosecutor, DPP Mohd Fuad Abdul Aziz, revealed that investigations regarding the Notice of Alibi for Mohamad Fitri has been... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Judiciary must deal with itthat matter may end up in Parliament after the AG came up with a proposal from
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
that matter may end up in Parliament after the AG came up with a proposal from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) that the solution could be achieved legislatively through the Summary Courts Act and Preliminary Inquiry Act. This,... Read more
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The Star
Hit-and-run accused without a lawyer gets tongue-lashingBurmah here on April 6. The offence under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Burmah here on April 6. The offence under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 carries a jail term of between two and 10 years, a maximum fine of RM20,000 and suspension of the person’s driving licence. DPP Nurul Fatin Hussin pros... Read more
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The Star
Three charged with insulting Prime Ministercarries a maximum RM50,000 fine or one-year imprisonment or both, upon convicti
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
carries a maximum RM50,000 fine or one-year imprisonment or both, upon conviction. Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission prosecution department director Mohd Sophian Zakaria and DPP Norhani Mohamad Adzhar appeared for the prosec... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billionit must meet. Currently, Powerco’s maximum prices and minimum standards are set
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 hours ago
it must meet. Currently, Powerco’s maximum prices and minimum standards are set through a default price-quality path (DPP), which applies to 19 electricity distributors across New Zealand. However, Powerco has applied for a customised... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Inspector among 5 cops who claim trial to extortion chargesnot to communicate with the complainant by any means and also not to enter the
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
not to communicate with the complainant by any means and also not to enter the premises where the evidence is kept. DPP Nor Azahari Yusof, DPP Haresh Prakash and DPP Ahmad Fariz Abdul Hamid appeared for the prosecution. All the accused are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Supporters Celebrate Hichilema's Releaseconspired to usurp the executive power of the state in a matter of both public
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
conspired to usurp the executive power of the state in a matter of both public and general nature by overt acts. The DPP informed the court that the state had discontinued the matter in accordance with article 180 paragraph 7 of Laws of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scotland Praises Director of Public Prosecutions Over HichilemaThe Commonwealth has praised the decision by the Director of Public Prosecution
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Commonwealth has praised the decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Lillian Siyuni to drop treason charges against United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema, saying the move will help to progress... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan condemns jailing of Hong Kong democracy activistsdamage the city's judicial independence and affect its investment environment.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
damage the city's judicial independence and affect its investment environment. The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) also urged the Hong Kong government to look "positively" at calls for reform. "Graver suppression will only spark more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ansah Conceeds 2014 Polls Had Irregularities, Now Ironed Out(MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who lost then elections felt he was robbed of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who lost then elections felt he was robbed of the victory.Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Bentry Namasasu was declared winner. "After the 2014 elections, there was a postmortem to look at where the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Convict jailed, caned for assaulting fellow inmate, causing him to lose right eyeof the cane, calling the “blitz attack … brutal and vicious”. “It was so savag
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
of the cane, calling the “blitz attack … brutal and vicious”. “It was so savage that it left the victim unconscious,” DPP Shi said. “(Osman) is now permanently blind in his right eye and needs a prosthesis after his eyeball had to be removed,”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party's Wa Jeffrey 'Arrogance, Rudeness' DenouncedDevelopment of People (Cedep) have condemned irrational abuse of resources from
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Development of People (Cedep) have condemned irrational abuse of resources from by the governing Democratic Progress Party (DPP) from State enterprises as well as the shameless executive arrogance from the DPP secretary general (SG) Greselder wa... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prawn imports investigated for months before white spot outbreakthis," she said. "We have identified six importers, we have actions against th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
this," she said. "We have identified six importers, we have actions against them and have been referred to the DPP [Department of Public Prosecutions]. "What the department did at the time, rightly or wrongly, we can all pass judgement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Suspected Kidnapper Evans Floored Nigeria Police in Courtis not entitled to bail.' "The applicant committed a capital offence so I urge
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is not entitled to bail.' "The applicant committed a capital offence so I urge your lordship to dismiss application. The DPP (Director of Public Prosecution) will soon charge him to court. He has not been detained for up to two months," Mr. Obasi... Read more
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Herald.ie
Face of mum-of-one Nikita (20), charged over gun and ammo discovery on trainCourt. Garda Marguerite Reilly told Judge Mitchell yesterday that directions f
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
Court. Garda Marguerite Reilly told Judge Mitchell yesterday that directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) still needed to be obtained. Judge Mitchell asked if it was likely that the case would be sent to the Special Criminal... Read more
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The Star
Isa remanded for five dayshusband into the courtroom, where Registrar of Subordinate Courts Datuk Zainal
The Star / Posted yesterday
husband into the courtroom, where Registrar of Subordinate Courts Datuk Zainal Abidin Kamarudin heard an application from DPP Tengku Amir Zaki Tengku Abdul Rahman to remand Mohd Isa for seven days. However, Mohd Isa’s lawyers argued that it was... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Mohd Isa remanded for five daysthe team were Dev Kumaraendran, Ridha Ahdar Subry, Datuk Khairul Anwar Rahmat,
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
the team were Dev Kumaraendran, Ridha Ahdar Subry, Datuk Khairul Anwar Rahmat, Lavina Kumarendran and Datuk N Sivananthan. DPP Tengku Amir Zaki Tengku Abdul Rahman appeared for the MACC. Mohd Isa was arrested at 4.30pm on Tuesday at the MACC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hichilema Released From Prison, Treason Charges Droppedfor failing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's motorcade and allegedly putt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for failing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's motorcade and allegedly putting the president's life at risk. "The DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) has decided to terminate these proceedings by virtue of her constitutional powers,"... Read more
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DW
Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released from prison, treason charges dropped |for failing to give way for President Edgar Lungu's motorcade and supposedly pu
DW / Posted 2 days ago
for failing to give way for President Edgar Lungu's motorcade and supposedly putting the president's life at risk. "The DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) has decided to terminate these proceedings by virtue of her constitutional powers,"... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zambia opposition leader goes free after state drops treason chargesHakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the state prosecutor
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Hakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped treason charges against him. “The DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) has decided to terminate these proceedings by virtue of her constitutional powers.... Read more
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Reuters
Zambia opposition leader goes free after state drops treason chargesHakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the state prosecutor
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Hakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped treason charges against him. "The DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) has decided to terminate these proceedings by virtue of her constitutional powers.... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Isa Samad remanded for five days for MACC probeK. Kumaraendran. The other lawyers in the team were Dev Kumaraendran, Ridha Ahd
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
K. Kumaraendran. The other lawyers in the team were Dev Kumaraendran, Ridha Ahdar Subry, Datuk Khairul Anwar Rahmat, Lavina Kumarendran and Datuk N. Sivananthan. DPP Tengku Amir Zaki Tengku Abdul Rahman appeared for the MACC. – Bernama Related... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Man gets 12 years’ jail, caning for meth possessionmitigation, Tiong, who was represented by lawyer Hani Iryani Bonny, said this w
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
mitigation, Tiong, who was represented by lawyer Hani Iryani Bonny, said this was his first offence and pleaded for the minimum imprisonment term without caning for a second chance at life. DPP Mohd Filanny Siji prosecuted the case. Relat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Analysts Differ On Opposition Party's Futurethe future of United Democratic Front (UDF) following misty relationship with t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the future of United Democratic Front (UDF) following misty relationship with the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ahead of the 2019 Tripartite Elections. Muluzi, who is Minister of Health and Population Services in President Peter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transformation Alliance Turning Into Political Partya pressure group as in 2011, while serving as a member of Parliament (MP) affil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a pressure group as in 2011, while serving as a member of Parliament (MP) affiliated to the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) under Bingu, he also led Hope Alliance, a pressure group within DPP which later announced its working relationship with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan or Chinese Taipei? 'Little Olympics' spotlights China rowTaiwan. Relations have deteriorated since President Tsai Ing-wen of the indepe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Taiwan. Relations have deteriorated since President Tsai Ing-wen of the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took office in May last year, with Beijing cutting off all official communications. In the current climate, some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty to Treason ChargesUnited Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Lillian Siyuni proposed the dates yesterday after the accused men finally took plea and denied the offence of treason... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former employees jailed for stealing more than S$5m from Stat Boards co-oppocketed S$299,110 and Hanati S$312,860 over the six years. Seeking at least 1
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
pocketed S$299,110 and Hanati S$312,860 over the six years. Seeking at least 12 years’ jail for Arni and 10 for Hanati, DPP Chin said the “public interest demands that monumental crimes attract monumental sentences”. “(The women), motivated by... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Man freed of cheating charge following his appeala 24-year-old student at 8.15pm on Sept 28, 2016 at a women's toilet at the Kot
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
a 24-year-old student at 8.15pm on Sept 28, 2016 at a women's toilet at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport, here. DPP Hafizah submitted that the order of 240 hours community services does not reflect the seriousness of the offence and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Chief Judge Frees 62 Underaged Imprisoned for Hawking, Other 'Crimes'Court, officials of the Ministry of Justice, Office of the Public Defender (OPD
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Court, officials of the Ministry of Justice, Office of the Public Defender (OPD) and Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) as well as other stakeholders. "We are here to address the issue of underage offenders in our prison, we need to look... Read more
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Herald.ie
Suspect in Hutch murder probe has two weeks to battle bid to send him homeorder imposed by district judge Richard Blake. A European Arrest Warrant for M
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
order imposed by district judge Richard Blake. A European Arrest Warrant for Mr Keogh was issued late last year. The DPP in Ireland has ruled he should be charged with murder. Mr Keogh's sister, mum-of-five Regina Keogh (39), appeared at... Read more
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Herald.ie
'€4k Rolex and Audi' of Frazer hit bid accusedfor "more information on the assets referred to in the statement of means". Re
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
for "more information on the assets referred to in the statement of means". Remanding both men in custody until Friday for DPP directions and possible further charges, the judge said the matters were "serious charges". Mr Dunne, who was wearing a... Read more
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The Star
Teen badly injured in assault by 20 schoolmatessix boys were recently questioned in connection with the incident. “We have si
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
six boys were recently questioned in connection with the incident. “We have since sent the investigation papers to the DPP for further action.” The school principal could not be reached, but it is learnt that three of the six boys have been... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sexual abuse advocacy groups call for closer relationship with policewhether sufficient evidence exists to support the charging of a person, police
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
whether sufficient evidence exists to support the charging of a person, police often seek advice from the office of the DPP. "Sexual assault crimes against children have no statute of limitations. It's not unusual for victims of sexual crimes... Read more
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Gulf News
Australians arrested in drug raids to remain in custodyDubai Police said last week.“The extradition request and the five suspects were
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
Dubai Police said last week.“The extradition request and the five suspects were handed over to Dubai Public Prosecution (DPP) on August 10. Investigating prosecutors have ordered that the suspects remain in provisional detention for 15 days... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
9 Remanded Over Doctor's Abduction in Riversto handle the matter and directed that the case file be returned to the office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to handle the matter and directed that the case file be returned to the office of Director of Public Prosecution, DPP. Dr Alex Akani, a Consultant Physician with University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, was abducted in June by arm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Leader Muluzi Outlines Political Visionbefore making its stand for 2019 polls. He could not clearly explain if UDF wi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
before making its stand for 2019 polls. He could not clearly explain if UDF will have an electoral pact with ruling DPP which it has a working relationship or if he is going to be the party torchbearer. "Strenthening UDF is at the centre of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Parties Urged to Fix Laws to Embrace Womencoming 2019 tripartite general elections," he assured them. District Governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
coming 2019 tripartite general elections," he assured them. District Governor for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Alfred Kamacheza said the party has policies that help to create a supportive environment that values women's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Fight for Electoral Justice, Democractic Renewalcase in point is the incumbent President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
case in point is the incumbent President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who secured 36 percent of the total vote against runner-up, Dr. Lazarous Chakwera of MCP, who got 28 percent during the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
3 Britons plead guilty to sexually assaulting woman at Carlton Hoteland pushed Le away, demanding to know who he was. They had a “heated exchange”
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
and pushed Le away, demanding to know who he was. They had a “heated exchange” before Le left the room at about 5am, DPP Kannan told the court. The victim locked the door, only opening it for Ahn at about 5.20am. The victim, suspecting that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Change of Judge for Lithuanian's Drug Trafficking Casereached the decision following an appeal presented last Friday in Arusha Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
reached the decision following an appeal presented last Friday in Arusha Region by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Ms Kristina, a musician from the City of Kaunas, was arrested on August 28, 2012 around 3pm at Kilimanjaro... Read more
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The Star
Appeals court upholds jail sentence on army man who molested six-old girlPublic Prosecutor Norinna Bahadun submitted that the accused did not deny that
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Public Prosecutor Norinna Bahadun submitted that the accused did not deny that he gave RM5 after molesting the girl. DPP Norinna said medical reports revealed that there were bruises on the girl's private parts. Mohd Shahrizal Abdul Halim,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Accused of 'Buying' Opposition MembersThe ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is being accused of using taxpaye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is being accused of using taxpayers money to buy opposition members to join the party, Nyasa Times has established , but the political migration is not new. With the polls due in 2019 the election mood... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Judge revokes bail for Mason Lee accusedcentre. Lawyers for the Director of Public Prosecutions and Hodson were in the
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
centre. Lawyers for the Director of Public Prosecutions and Hodson were in the Brisbane Supreme Court today, where the DPP was applying to revoke his bail for manslaughter. The court heard he’s continuing to defy the court order by talking to... Read more
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