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Weetra, Colin

Published on 7 Jun 2019

Initial charges laid on 15 May 2017 - two counts of counsel and procuring abuse of public office.


Sentenced - 17 May 2019


  • Pleaded guilty to two counts of aid and abet failure to act honestly in the performance of duties (and admitted breaching two unrelated bonds).
  • Sentenced to ten months and 12 days imprisonment. 



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