Man ap­pears

Townsville Bulletin - - Inside Today -

A MAN fac­ing 45 charges in­clud­ing tor­ture, rape and the in­de­cent treat­ment of a child un­der 16 briefly ap­peared in court yes­ter­day. The man, who can­not be named as he had not yet been com­mit­ted to stand trial, did not ap­ply for bail in the Townsville Mag­is­trates Court. Mag­is­trate Peter Smid ap­proved the ap­pli­ca­tion for a forensic pro­ce­dure or­der by the po­lice in re­la­tion to the man. The man will reappear in Townsville on April 5 where he is ex­pected to make a bail ap­pli­ca­tion.

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