Man charged over alleged visa breach 

An Eritrean born man is expected to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (9 December, 2023) for allegedly failing to comply with a curfew.

The AFP arrested and charged the man, 36, late tonight (Friday, 8 December, 2023) after locating him in Melbourne’s inner west.

It will be alleged the man breached conditions of his Commonwealth visa early on 8 December, 2023, by failing to observe his residential curfew obligations.

The man has been charged with one count of fail 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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