Former Canberra Rebels president Ali Bilal jailed over threatening, menacing phone calls

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By Blake Foden
Updated August 3 2022 - 7:19am, first published August 2 2022 - 2:00am
Ali Bilal outside court last month. Picture: Blake Foden

A former Canberra bikie boss has been jailed over a series of "grandiose and alarming" phone calls, stunning supporters who gasped, cried in court and sent tissues flying as he was taken into custody.

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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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