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How fake allegations landed an innocent man in jail

How fake allegations landed an innocent man in jail

The plan was to say that he had raped her.

  • by Alexandra Back

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Homeless man faces court for allegedly having sex in Civic skate park
Canberra

Homeless man faces court for allegedly having sex in Civic skate park

A woman passing by called police after she believed she had witnessed a man and woman having sex in the skate park during peak hour.

  • by Elliot Williams
Ice behind alleged bizarre, violent and dangerous rampage, court hears
Canberra

Ice behind alleged bizarre, violent and dangerous rampage, court hears

A Canberra man in an apparent ice-induced psychosis is accused of embarking on a bizarre, violent and dangerous crime spree before being arrested shirtless on the Monaro Highway.

  • by Alexandra Back
Warning about new trend in domestic violence
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Warning about new trend in domestic violence

Women who report being victim to domestic violence in circumstances where they have also acted in self defence are increasingly being charged with criminal offences, the territory’s primary domestic violence support service has said.

  • by Alexandra Back
Ex-Comcar driver given good behaviour order over illegal brothel
Canberra

Ex-Comcar driver given good behaviour order over illegal brothel

A former Comcar driver who operated an illegal brothel out of his Braddon flat was ordered to be on good behaviour for 12 months.

  • by Alexandra Back
Mother who kidnapped son gets bail to attend rehab program
Canberra

Mother who kidnapped son gets bail to attend rehab program

The father of the missing boy told the court he feared he would never see his son again.

  • by Elliot Williams
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Barrister Jack Pappas hates to lose
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Barrister Jack Pappas hates to lose

Canberra barrister Jack Pappas talks about some of his most high-profile murder cases

  • by Sally Pryor
Man accused of dragging partner in headlock hid under a carpet: police

Man accused of dragging partner in headlock hid under a carpet: police

Police say the man dragged his partner around a yard in a headlock telling neighbours he was helping her walk because she was so drunk.

  • by Alexandra Back
Man accused of destructive rampage after all you can drink NYE event
Canberra

Man accused of destructive rampage after all you can drink NYE event

Police say his partner came home to find a new padlock, her clothes strewn across the yard irreplaceable sentimental items smashed after an argument.

  • by Alexandra Back
Cases with international connections mark Canberra courts in 2018
Canberra

Cases with international connections mark Canberra courts in 2018

Canberra courts were marked by several high-profile and internationally flavoured cases in 2018.

  • by Alexandra Back
Man allegedly strangles pregnant partner, throws 2yo girl on Christmas
Canberra

Man allegedly strangles pregnant partner, throws 2yo girl on Christmas

The court was told the man got into an argument with his partner after he accused her of hiding his bong.

  • by Elliot Williams