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Former ANU staff member Bilal Omari has drug importation, trafficking sentence increased

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By Blake Foden
February 15 2022 - 6:30pm
Bilal Omari, who must now stay behind bars until at least May 2023. Picture: Facebook

A former Australian National University staffer will spend at least one extra year behind bars after prosecutors successfully argued he had not been punished adequately for his role in a party drug importation syndicate.

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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.