Jury set to deliberate in ACT trial of Abdul El-Debel and Raminder Kahlon accused of conspiracy to defraud Finance Department

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By Toby Vue
Updated July 6 2022 - 12:41am, first published July 4 2022 - 7:30pm
Accused conspirators Abdul El-Debel and Raminder Kahlon outside the ACT courts building during their trial. Pictures: Toby Vue

A prosecution case accusing two men of conspiring with the intention to defraud the Finance Department is "clutching at straws" because the evidence about proceeds "is so tenuous" and "so unreliable" that a jury would have significant doubt, a defence lawyer has argued.

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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