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Mr Ismail's bail conditions

Mr Ismail's bail conditions


Superintendent Sam Hoyle, Wellington District Police Commander:

Mr Ismail was required by the Court to surrender his passport by 5.00 pm on 12 May. By this time, Police had been able to confirm with MFAT that he had diplomatic immunity and therefore the bail conditions were unenforceable.

His passport was secured at the Malaysian High Commission during this time and, once the immunity was confirmed, Police sought to have the now unenforceable bail conditions removed.

ENDS

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