"I mean, I was under no illusions. He'd already said what he was going to do."
Despite her suggestions, the commission heard police in the Source Development Unit and the Purana Taskforce did not want her involved with Mokbel as it risked exposing her role as a human source.
The meeting was on the day of the arrest of his associate Faruk Orman for the 2002 murder of Victor Pierce.
Mr Orman's murder conviction has since been quashed
In his police diary, Mr O'Brien noted that Ms Gobbo's handlers had passed on information about the meeting.
He was also guessing what information police had on Mr Orman that had lead to his arrest.
Veniamin was always suspected of being the shooter in the murder of Victor Peirce.Read more: ABC News
And he 'cried' for his 'victims' also? Give me a break. Surprising that Ms.Gobbo is still with us given the almost daily revelations.
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