ONE of Australia’s most notorious serial rapists will walk free from prison after claims he was planning to escape a Brisbane compound couldn’t be proven.
Robert John Fardon, 65, was arrested and taken from supervised accommodation in Wacol earlier this month after a fellow inmate, described as an “underworld snitch”, told police Fardon was planning an escape.
In Brisbane Court today, Counsel for Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said there wasn’t any evidence to support the claim and they came from a ‘unreliable source’.
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Fardon will soon be back at the secure facility in Wacol.