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Accused kidnapper could face more charges

Traffic police focusing on drug drivers have picked up 35 people for the offence in a 10-day operation.
Traffic police focusing on drug drivers have picked up 35 people for the offence in a 10-day operation.

POLICE have not ruled-out laying more charges on a Ballina man who was arrested yesterday for allegedly kidnapping a woman from a Coffs Harbour hotel.

The 22-year-old man, who was accused of kidnapping the 29-year-old woman and dumping her unconscious in a strange place on November 11, was arrested at his home yesterday after a two-week search.

The man appeared in Lismore court this morning charged with take and detain a person with intent to obtain an advantage.

However, police said "there may be further inquiries into other charges".

The man was refused bail to appear in Lismore court on Monday.

 

Topics:  bail, ballina, coffs harbour, lismore



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