Muslim woman who threatened to slit a police officer’s throat and punched another in the face during a counterterrorism raid has charges against her dropped because she was not shown a search warrant
The woman, whose name is suppressed, leaves the Parramatta Local Court on Monday after Magistrate Margaret McGlynn dropped the charges against her
- The woman, 24, had charges dropped at Parramatta Local Court
- Magistrate Margaret McGlynn ruled the officers had acted unlawfully
- They seized her phone and body-searched her without supplying a warrant
- She allegedly threatened to slit one officer’s throat and punched another
A woman who allegedly punched a police officer and threatened to slit the throat of another during a counterterrorism raid has had the charges dropped after a court found the officers acted unlawfully.
In Parramatta Local Court on Monday, Magistrate Margaret McGlynn ruled that the officers, executing the raid, had acted unlawfully when searching the 24-year-old woman because they failed to supply a warrant.
The officers had seized her phone and body-searched her at her Sydney home last year, Nine News reports.