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Bail for accused aggressor


By Caitlin Bewley
(3rd Yr Swinburne Uni)

The scene at the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 3 April differed to any other week, with a bail application being heard via video link from three different locations.
In the current COVID-19 circumstances, both Magistrate Ron Saines and Prosecutor Senior Constable Clint Prebble were video streaming from the Ballarat Magistrate’s court to hear the accused’s bail application.
The accused, who the Moorabool News have chosen not to name to protect the victim’s identity, appeared via video link, and the accused’s lawyer was present in court.

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in the 14 April 2020 edition
pick up a paper around your town.