Four teens charged over Wallabies legend Toutai Kefu home invasion

A total of four teenagers have now been charged over the violent home invasion that left former Wallaby Toutai Kefu and his family seriously injured.

The group is alleged to have broken into the Rugby Union legend’s Coorparoo home in the early hours of Monday, August 16.

Once inside, a scuffle is believed to have broken out, with the intruders allegedly attacking the family with a knife, axe and machete.


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Kefu suffered serious stab wounds and was rushed to hospital, where he underwent surgery before being released yesterday.

His wife, son and daughter also received stab wounds in the attack and also required surgery but are expected to make a full recovery.

Following ongoing investigations, detectives from the South Brisbane Child Protection and Investigation Group today charged a total of four teenagers with a combined 44 offences,  including attempted murder and grievous bodily harm.

All four boys, three aged 15 and one 13-year-old, have been arrested and charged with 11 offences each including four counts of attempted murder and three of grievous bodily harm.

They have also been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, burglary, enter dwelling with intent whilst armed and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

All four were denied police bail and are due to appear before the Brisbane Children’s Court.