Afghan-Born Man Charged with Visa Breaches and Drug Possession in Sydney

Australia, Police


An Afghan-born man is set to appear in the Parramatta Local Court today, facing charges of failing to comply with his visa-mandated curfew conditions and possessing a prohibited drug. The 28-year-old man was apprehended by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in Sydney on June 28, 2024.

According to the AFP, it is alleged that the man violated the conditions of his Commonwealth visa by failing to adhere to his residential curfew obligations between June 14 and June 23, 2024. The charges brought against him include failing to comply with a curfew condition, which carries a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment and a fine of $93,900 for each offense.

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This case highlights the importance of complying with visa conditions and the consequences of failing to do so. The court proceedings will determine the outcome for this Afghan-born man, as he faces charges related to the breach of his visa curfew conditions and drug possession.