'Living woman' Elvira Shagabuddinova refused bail after bizarre stand-off with magistrate

Soofia Tariq
By Soofia Tariq
Updated July 2 2022 - 2:13am, first published 1:50am
Elvira Shagabuddinova outside the ACT Magistrates Court last year. Picture: Toby Vue

A "living woman" is behind bars after a bizarre stand-off with a magistrate over her name, whether she is a person, and her refusal to apply for bail.

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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