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Music festival deaths inquest: police to be pushed to release strip search protocols

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Counsel assisting coroner says public deserves to know ‘under what circumstances are police entitled to strip search patrons’The New South Wales coroner will push for the state’s police force to release its strip search protocols as part of an inquest into drug-related deaths at music festivals.Counsel assisting the coroner Peggy Dwyer told the court on Thursday that the inquest had yet to receive “police protocols” on when strip searches could be carried out in the state, but that she intended to pursue the matter . Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/18/music-festival-deaths-inquest-police-to-be-pushed-to-release-strip-search-protocols

Author : Michael McGowan

Publish date : 2019-07-18 08:50:16

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