He was charged with:
- False imprisonment
- Threats to kill
- Threats to inflict serious injury
- Prohibited person possessing a handgun
The accused man denied all allegations, and stated that he had an alibi for a period of time shortly after he was said to have received the telephone call that changed his demeanour. Statements were obtained from the alibi witness.
We represented the accused at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.
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