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Vulnerable Indigenous man locked up by police in ‘string of errors’ during coronavirus pandemic

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains names, images and descriptions of people who have died.

Lawyers for a vulnerable Aboriginal man who was jailed for weeks in a court bungle and slapped with a fine for sleeping on a park bench during the coronavirus state of…

  • Emilia Terzon
  • ABC

“I was very angry and outraged that this happened to my client,” criminal lawyer Tessa Theocharous said.

“Police came upon him and they actually issued him with a fine for being outside his house, despite him having…

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