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Terror "Accused" Simon Bailey Granted Bail

Terror "Accused" Simon Bailey Granted Bail


Reported by Joseph Barratt at the District Court In Auckland

Bail has been granted to a second member of the Urewera 17, the 17 people arrested last Monday in relation to a police investigation under the Terrorism Suppression Act.

Rongomai Peropero Simon Bailey, 28, a film maker from Auckland was granted bail this afternoon by Judge Josephine Bouchier after an all day bail hearing. Bailey faces four charges under the Arms Act for possession of a firearm with his co-accused.

All submissions made in the course of the bail hearing have been suppressed by the judge.

Conditions of his bail include that he: is not allowed within 30kms of the Ruatoki valley; has to be at home between 8pm and 6am each night; has to report to Police station every Monday; is not allowed to associate with any witnesses or co-defendants; not allowed to use explosives or firearms; not allowed to apply for a passport.

In the course of the day it was revealed that co-accused Jamie Lockett has been beaten up in prison over the weekend.

ENDS

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