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Media Statement By Robin Brooke


Media Statement By Robin Brooke

7.30PM, TUESDAY 9 FEBRUARY, 2010

Last week I met with the complainant at her request to extend my apologies for my behaviour towards her in Fiji on New Year’s eve.
I have, at that meeting, apologised personally to her and her family and this apology has been accepted.
As a result of that meeting I have agreed to certain conditions at her request, to enable her to put this incident behind her. The conditions are:

1. I make a public apology
2. A donation of $3,000 is to be made to a charity of her choice
3. I will undergo counselling
4. I will reimburse her airfare
5. I will pay her family’s legal fees

I now wish to apologise publicly to her and her family for my behaviour in Fiji that night.
It was unacceptable and in no way provoked by her or any other person.
The day after I genuinely tried to express my sincere regret to her for my actions. I can understand how upset she was.
I hope our meeting and the apology will bring closure to her and her family over an incident of which I am truly remorseful.
I have nothing further to add to this statement.

ends

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