Man charged with “threatening to kill” MP in threatening emails

A northern NSW man has been charged with allegedly sending threatening emails to a Victorian government official.

The Fixated Persons Investigation Unit launched an investigation late last year, after receiving reports a member of Victorian parliament had received some concerning emails, which were believed to have been sent from NSW.

Following inquiries, officers executed a search warrant at a home at Nimbin on Monday 7 December, where they seized a number of electronic devices, a computer, a tablet and a mobile phone for forensic examination.


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A 53-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with use carriage service to threaten to kill and two counts of use carriage service to menace/harass/offend.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Lismore Local Court today.

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