Bail Revoked for Partner of Sydney Gunman Accused of Killing His Ex-Wife

TIME

The partner of the gunman who stormed cafe in Sydney, leading to the deaths of two hostages, has had her bail revoked by a local magistrate, a week after the attack spurred concerns about the nation’s justice system.

A Sydney court on Monday ordered Amirah Droudis sent to jail to await trial for allegedly murdering the ex-wife of her companion, Man Haron Monis, who last week held staff and patrons of the city’s Lindt cafe hostage for 16 hours, reports the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). At the time of the attack on the cafe, Monis had also been out on bail on charges of being an accessory to the same murder.

After the siege, Sydney authorities had called for inquiries into how the couple had received bail, with Brad Hazzard, Attorney General of New South Wales, asking “whether every aspect of her [Droudis] being on bail has been examined in…

View original post 44 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s