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with a prom­ise — which he didn’t fol­low through on — to re­pay the rest of the al­legedly ill-got­ten money, was not an ad­mis­sion of wrong­do­ing.

Mr Morters said: “Sir, you just told us that at that point you thought you did the wrong thing”.

Deu­trom said re­pay­ing the money was part of a plan – which he was yet to act on – to sue El­ders for about $1 mil­lion.

Jus­tice Jenny Blok­land at one point asked Deu­trom to “try to be more di­rect” when an­swer­ing ques­tions, al­though Deu­trom’s bar­ris­ter, Jon Tip­pett QC said he was “an­swer­ing the ques­tions in his own way”. The trial con­tin­ues.

Pic­ture: CRAIG DUN­LOP

Deu­trom leaves the NT Supreme Court with his wife, He­len, yes­ter­day

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