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14 May 2024, 3:21pm
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Sudanese man charged with alleged visa breach in western Sydney

A Sudanese man is expected to appear in Blacktown Local Court today (14 May, 2024) charged with allegedly failing to comply with his visa mandated curfew and maintain a monitoring device.

The AFP arrested and charged the man, 35, yesterday (13 May, 2024), after locating him in western Sydney.

It will be alleged the man breached the conditions of his Commonwealth visa between 9 May and 13 May (2024), by failing to observe his residential curfew obligations and failing to keep a monitoring device in working order.

The man has been charged with:

  • One count of failing to comply with a curfew condition, contrary to section 76C(1) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth); and
  • One count of failing to ensure that the holder’s monitoring device remains in good working order, contrary to section 76D(3) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).

This offence carries a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment and a $93,900 fine.

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