Two boys who were accused of raping a six-year-old girl at a school on Sydney's northern beaches have had their charges withdrawn, and have been awarded thousands of dollars in legal costs.
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Magistrate left "mystified" about why the brothers didn't just pay for parking.
The business of loan sharking and pawnbroking appears to have been lucrative for Fadi Ibrahim and his business partner, Ben Scott.
The court has ordered he live under effective house arrest at his Dover Heights clifftop mansion.
The text message from Qian Liu's husband said: "Send our video of us making love for him to look at so that he will give up".
A Sydney restaurateur accused of murdering her husband has told a jury she had no intention of hurting him.
Han Lim Chin thought his restaurateur wife was having an affair with her fitness instructor because she gave him some abalone soup and drove him home.
Sam Ibrahim was in court for less than a minute, after being told his barrister has the flu and was unable to attend.
While awaiting trial on sex charges, Kenneth Bell was savagely beaten in jail and suffered severe brain damage.
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