Police made deliberate decision to 'defeat rights' with use of undercover operatives in cells: appeal court judges

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By Blake Foden
Updated March 3 2020 - 6:28am, first published February 28 2020 - 7:30am
Axel Sidaros outside court in 2019.

The ACT's top court has criticised the way police used undercover operatives to "defeat the rights" of a Comanchero bikie and extract a confession for the failed assassination of the gang's former Canberra chapter president.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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