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Kickboxer Elijah Ngata set to be deported over Civic attack as appeal fails

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By Blake Foden
Updated November 19 2020 - 1:20pm, first published April 18 2020 - 2:00am
Heavyweight kickboxer Elijah Ngata, who is set to be deported after his appeal against a sentence for recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm failed. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A heavyweight kickboxer is set to be booted out of Australia within weeks, after the ACT's top court declined on Friday to quash his sentence for an attack that left the victim on life support.

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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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