Email Background Briefing By Osman Faruqi Posted December 13, 2019 06:01:34 Related Story: Sydney rapper jailed for smashing chair leg over man's head in violent pub brawl Related Story: Controversial Sydney drill rappers cancel tour dates, accusing police of 'censorship' Related Story: Eminem's lyrics can be violent but are they evidence of criminality? Map: Mount Druitt 2770 Inside the battle between Australian drill rappers OneFour and the police Photo: OneFour pose during the shoot for one of their music videos (Supplied: Kumehani Koteka) Just a month ago rap group OneFour was on the cusp of making it.It had millions of streams, major label offers and was about to embark on its first national tour.Today half the group is behind bars, its manager has been prohibited from interacting with group members and the OneFour tour was shut down after concerns were raised about public safety.This is the culmination of an unprecedented operation by NSW Police.NSW Police told … [Read more...] about ‘Who wants a war with Sydney’s realest?’
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Email By Edith Bevin Updated March 21, 2019 19:06:39 Photo: Sue Neill-Fraser will today learn whether her bid for an appeal has been successful. (Supplied) Related Story: Law changes could allow murderer Sue Neill-Fraser further appeals Related Story: Convicted killer Sue Neill-Fraser gets fresh chance at freedom Related Story: Neill-Fraser's family confident 'strong' new evidence will overturn murder conviction Related Story: Susan Neill-Fraser, the killing of Bob Chappell and the campaign to 'free Sue' Related Story: Witness in long-running murder case accused of fabricating 'compelling' statement Map: Launceston 7250 Hobart grandmother Sue Neill-Fraser has won the right to appeal her conviction for the 2009 murder of her partner Bob Chappell. Key points:Susan Neill-Fraser is serving a 23-year prison sentence for the murder of her husband Bob ChappellThe 65-year old has always denied committing the crimeHer legal team has successfully convinced a judge there is … [Read more...] about Sue Neill-Fraser’s bid to appeal her murder conviction has been successful — what happens next?
iNTERVIEW Akshaye Khanna, Actor Akshaye Khanna on bending showbiz rules for over a decade, playing a criminal lawyer in his next and why he was forced to go on a sabbatical. Even though he has reached a suburban studio after a two-hour drive from SoBo, Akshaye Khanna is far from exasperated. Gearing up to field questions about his second release of the year, the actor is in his element as he sits down for a chat. Excerpts from an interview: ♦ What are the first reactions to your upcoming film, Section 375? Under this section of the Indian Penal Code, a man is said to have committed rape if he has sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent or if she is a minor.Well, just from within the family and friends circle, the strongest reactions, in a positive way, have come from women. And I find this interesting. ♦ One of the reasons could be the #MeToo movement which exploded in the country last year and has alerted women on what amounts to sexual harassment. In … [Read more...] about Akshaye Khanna: I was lucky to not be typecast even by the audience
Email Updated February 12, 2019 14:59:04 Sorry, this video has expired Video: GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Tony Mokbel shakes paramedic's hand as he arrives at hospital. (ABC News) Related Story: Gangland figure Tony Mokbel fighting for life after prison stabbing Map: Lara 3212 Underworld figure Tony Mokbel is in a critical condition with serious head injuries after he was knocked unconscious and stabbed in an attack by two other inmates at Victoria's maximum-security Barwon Prison. Key pointsCCTV footage showed "punches and stabbing actions" during the attackPrison staff responded in "under 10 seconds", the Corrections Commissioner saidMokbel was sentenced to 30 years' jail in 2012 for his role in an elaborate drug syndicate The high-security prison remains in lockdown after Mokbel, 53, and another inmate, 31, were attacked around 4:00pm on Monday.The ABC understands Mokbel suffered a stab wound to the chest during the attack, before he was flown to the Royal Melbourne … [Read more...] about Tony Mokbel in critical condition after Barwon Prison attack, assault caught on CCTV
But Karl Stefanovic isn’t taking the constant reports about his personal life lying down, hitting back at a rather dramatic sounding New Idea story with some serious shade on Monday. In a photo shared to Instagram, the Today host held up a copy of the tabloid mag whose headline screamed: “KARL AT BREAKING POINT: THE MOMENT THAT ENDED IT ALL.” The story bizarrely claimed Stefanovic was at risk of being replaced by celebrity vet Dr Chris Brown — who is a lovely guy but probably wouldn’t be at the top of Nine’s list if Stefanovic were to leave Today. “Another day another cover from No idea. Just for the record the only thing broken in this photo was my serve. And I have years left on my contract. Ha. You guys rock!! X,” Stefanovic wrote, in a tone that can safely be assumed was sarcastic. Stefanovic’s post drew approving comments from his celebrity mates, with another mag favourite Shane Warne applauding his move. “Surely the … [Read more...] about ‘Another cover from No idea’: Karl slams mag