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Police fined but spared conviction over assault of disability pensioner – The Age

Three police officers who assaulted a disability pensioner on his front lawn after they attended his home for a welfare check have been fined but avoided jail.

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Ms Lamble ordered the incident be recorded without conviction and that Edney and Hilgart pay $1000 to the court fund and McLeod $3500.
On Wednesday, magistrate Cathy Lamble told the accused that they hard “hardly bothered to try and talk…

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