Charges against Md. Haneef dropped

By Neeraj Nanda Melbourne: Terrorism charges against Brisbane based Indian doctor Md. Haneef have been dropped by the prosecution. Haneef was in custody for four weeks and the decision to drop the charges against him came after a review of the case. Haneef’s lawyer has said that he should not […]

Review could see Haneef go free

By Ross Peake Terrorism charges against Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef could be dropped after an extraordinary personal intervention in the case late yesterday by Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions Damian Bugg, QC. He will take the highly unusual step of personally reviewing all the materials in the case, which has […]

Downer ‘comfortable’ with Haneef case

July 24, 2007 10:39am FOREIGN Minister Alexander Downer remains comfortable with the way the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have handled the investigation into accused terrorism supporter Mohamed Haneef. Mr Downer today dismissed as party politicking Queensland Premier Peter Beattie’s likening of the AFP performance to the Keystone Cops. He said […]

Queensland Premier attacks Haneef ‘bungles’

AFP needed to be frank with the public: Beattie Mr Beattie’s attack today is the latest in a war of words which also has seen the Federal Government accuse Haneef’s lawyers of undermining terror laws. Attorney-General Philip Ruddock said some civil libertarians were prepared to say anything to achieve their […]

Australia planning to deport Haneef

Sunday, 22 July , 2007, 00:36 (Sify News) Melbourne: Under fire for handling the case of Mohammed Haneef charged with supporting a terror group and crumbling evidence against him, the Australia government is planning to deport the Indian doctor to contain adverse political fallout at home. Quoting unnamed government sources, […]