Supreme Court judge Peter Applegarth slams process at heart of State Government bikie crackdown | Irish Bentley Laywers
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Supreme Court Judge Peter Applegarth yesterday slammed the process at the heart of the clampdown which landed Yassar Bakir, a model prisoner due for release next month, in solitary conditions “fit for a dog”.

Bakir, 39, was in 23-hour-a day lockdown and just hours from being sent to a high security, bikies-only jail in Woodford when his lawyers won an injunction last week.

Justice Applegarth yesterday blasted the decision of a prisons boss to make the “safety order” against Bakir simply because police had “ticked a box” on a form saying he was still a Fink.

He said there was no evidence before him the club – which reportedly patched over to the Mongols – even still existed.

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