Protestor charged - Operation Shelter

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 08:01:20 AM

A man has been charged over alleged offensive comments made during protest activity at the weekend.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command commenced an investigation, following reports of offensive comments made by an attendee at a pro-Palestine rally in Sydney’s CBD on Sunday (15 October 2023).

Following extensive inquiries, investigators arrested a 63-year-old man at a home in Mt Druitt about 8pm yesterday (Monday 16 October 2023).

He was taken to Mt Druitt Police Station, where he was charged with use offensive language in/near public place/school.

The man was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 15 November 2023.

Inquiries continue.