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09 February 2024, 5:45pm
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Man in Victoria charged with alleged visa breach

A Sudanese-born man is expected to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court today (9 February, 2024) charged with allegedly failing to comply with his visa mandated curfew.

The AFP arrested and charged the man, 33, today (9 February, 2024), after locating him in south east Melbourne. 

It will be alleged the man breached the conditions of his Commonwealth visa on 3 and 4 February, 2024, by failing to observe his residential curfew obligations.

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).

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

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