Mike Baird smiles like a Cheshire cat presiding over bail laws that let criminals loose on Sydney streets. Mike Baird claims to be a Christian, so he’s got the priesthood’s morality when it comes to abused children.
Cheshire Cat of Immorality
Violent and predatory criminals in New South Wales are being allowed bail to save the Liberal Government money and to free up the states gaols already overcrowded by criminal immigrants.
Mike Baird was sworn in as New South Wales Liberal Premier on April 23, 2014 after disgraced Barry O’Farrell resigned for accepting a Penfold Grange bribe.
On May 20, the NSW Liberal Government went soft on bail laws replacing the presumption against bail for serious offences such as murder with a broad consideration of whether the accused posed an “unacceptable risk” of re-offending.
So accused murderers Steven Fesus, former Comanchero bikie Mahmoud “Mick” Hawi Steven Fesusand Bikie Hassan “Sam” Ibrahim, who is facing firearms charges have all been released on bail.
Vietnamese maths tutor Quy Huy Hoang (66) is facing five of the most serious charges in the criminal code, aggravated sexual intercourse with a child under 10 which carries a sentence of life imprisonment.
Hoang has been released on bail four times.
Detectives with the state’s Child Abuse Squad allege that Hoang has preyed on pupils as young as five who he taught in their homes at weekends for cash payments to supplement his $500-a-fortnight pension.
Hoang arrived in Australia in 2001. He is on a total of 16 charges between 2011 to 2014 including indecently assaulting two of the mothers.
Frustrated police have refused him bail only to be overruled three times by local court magistrates and once on appeal from the lower court by Supreme Court judge Peter Hidden. Under the Baird Government’s new bail laws the presumption against bail for serious offences has been removed. Instead, risks identified by the prosecution can be mitigated by conditions imposed on bail.
In Hoang’s case, police have told the courts that they believe he poses an unacceptable risk to the community. Police have found 50 photographs of his pupils on Hoang’s mobile phone who they continue to track down and interview, the courts have been told.
The second time police arrested Hoang and Fairfield Local Court granted him bail, the police prosecutor appealed to the Supreme Court where Justice Hidden also granted him bail.
Last Wednesday, during a brief hearing at Burwood Local Court, the case against Hoang was adjourned for a mention to December 17.
In Liberal New South Wales, bail was automatically continued.