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Robert Smith stands trial in ACT Supreme Court over alleged role in Kambah home invasion

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Soofia Tariq
By Blake Foden, and Soofia Tariq
Updated June 8 2022 - 6:47am, first published June 7 2022 - 7:30pm

The victim of a Canberra home invasion had petrol in his eyes and mouth when he pleaded with a masked intruder not to set him on fire, a court has heard.

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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.

Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq

Cadet Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is soofia.tariq@canberratimes.com.au

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