Rap­tor hit on Finks gang Bali meet­ing

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS - CINDY WOCKNER KOMANG ERVIANI

STRIKE Force Rap­tor has dis­rupted a big meet­ing of the Finks bikie gang in Bali with the help of In­done­sian of­fi­cials who stopped and banned two mem­bers, in­clud­ing the na­tional pres­i­dent.

On Fri­day evening, al­leged Finks member Troy Al­bert For­na­ciari was told he was not wel­come in Bali. His re­fusal comes af­ter Finks na­tional pres­i­dent Kosh Radford was also stopped from en­ter­ing Bali last week. Both were flown back to Aus­tralia.

It is un­der­stood the Finks were plan­ning a big meet­ing in Bali, and more than 100 mem­bers and their fam­i­lies were ei­ther there or on their way.

The choice of Bali is a bid to thwart strict Aus­tralian an­tibikie laws that pre­vent bikie gang mem­bers from gath­er­ing. In­done­sia has no such laws.

The Finks now has an In­done­sian chap­ter and it was seen as a safe en­vi­ron­ment in which the gang could meet.

The Bali re­fusals ap­pear to be part of an on­go­ing strat­egy by the anti-gang Strike Force Rap­tor to dis­rupt the lives of bikie gang mem­bers.

Some Finks mem­bers are now be­lieved to be stranded in Bali af­ter their ac­com­mo­da­tion was “mys­te­ri­ously” can­celled.

In­done­sia has the right to ban any per­son they deem a risk to the coun­try and reg­u­larly ban Aus­tralian reg­is­tered sex of­fend­ers from en­ter­ing af­ter be­ing ad­vised of their travel by the AFP.

This is the first time they have pub­licly ad­mit­ted ban­ning bikie group mem­bers from Aus­tralia.

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