Victoria Police faces lawsuit from acquitted man Faruk Orman

5/05/2020 1:18:00 PM

A man acquitted of murder over Victoria Police's use of gangland lawyer Nicola Gobbo as a police informer now wants the state to pay up.

A man acquitted of murder over Victoria Police's use of gangland lawyer Nicola Gobbo as a police informer now wants the state to pay up.

Faruk Orman spent 12 years behind bars for a role in the 2002 underworld murder of Victor Peirce that he's always denied. Now he wants the state to pay up.

Faruk Orman spent 12 years behind bars for a role in the 2002 underworld murder of Victor Peirce that he's always denied.Justin McManusAdvertisementIt also argues Victoria Police failed to exercise reasonable care for Mr Orman's safety and for failing to properly supervise, control or train employees, officers and/or agents of Victoria Police.

Credit:A successful petition for mercy pushed Mr Orman to the head of the appeal court's queue of former Lawyer X clients, including some of Australia's most infamous gangsters.

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And so they should unfortunately. Only a idiot wouldn't sue Predictable this... and he will very likely get paid too

Victoria Police facing lawsuit from acquitted gangland figure Faruk Orman over false imprisonment - ABC NewsFaruk Orman, who spent 12 years in prison for murder before being acquitted because of the Lawyer X scandal, is suing Victoria Police for unspecified damages. Police aren’t angels Vic pol Have made it is a habit to jail innocence and release criminals how lucky can you be? dodgy lawyer ; dodgy Criminal. Guilty or innocent I'd go latter.

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Larger text size Very large text size A man acquitted of murder over Victoria Police's use of gangland lawyer Nicola Gobbo as a police informer now wants the state to pay up.Faruk Orman, who spent 12 years in prison for murder after his own lawyer encouraged a key gangland witness to give evidence against him, is suing Victoria Police for unspecified damages, alleging the force "falsely imprisoned" him.Faruk Orman, who spent 12 years in prison for murder after his own lawyer encouraged a key gangland witness to give evidence against him, is suing Victoria Police for unspecified damages, alleging the force "falsely imprisoned" him.she likened COVID-19 to Captain Cook's arrival in Australia .

Faruk Orman spent 12 years behind bars for a role in the 2002 underworld murder of Victor Peirce that he's always denied. Faruk Orman in July last year, hours after being freed from prison. He is accusing police of breaching their duty of care to him, failing to properly supervise, control or train their officers and "maliciously" prosecuting him. Credit: Justin McManus Victoria's Court of Appeal quashed his conviction last July because of a "substantial miscarriage of justice" caused by the force's reliance on Ms Gobbo, the informer also known as Lawyer X. "As a consequence of the above, the plaintiff has suffered injury, loss and damage," the writ said. Mr Orman has now filed documents in the Supreme Court, seeking damages from the state. Mr Orman is seeking unspecified damages, interest and costs but the suit, if successful, could leave Victoria Police on the hook for millions of dollars as it continues to grapple with the fallout from using criminal barrister Nicola Gobbo as a human source. Advertisement first flagged in the days after his release , claims he was the victim of false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and that Victoria Police breached a duty of care. COVID19 or Cook 1770? — Dr Annaliese van Diemen (@annaliesevd) April 29, 2020 "Sudden arrival of an invader from another land, decimating populations, creating terror.

It also argues Victoria Police failed to exercise reasonable care for Mr Orman's safety and for failing to properly supervise, control or train employees, officers and/or agents of Victoria Police. Victoria's Court of Appeal ruled that the use of Nicola Gobbo as a police informant constituted a substantial miscarriage of justice. Victoria's Court of Appeal ruled that the use of Nicola Gobbo as a police informant constituted a substantial miscarriage of justice. Mr Orman was arrested in May 2008 and accused of being the getaway driver for the murder of Mr Peirce by hitman Andrew "Benji" Veniamin. Former lawyer and police source Nicola Gobbo in her ABC interview in December. She also represented Mr Orman, who was jailed for the murder of another underworld figure, Victor Peirce, who was shot dead in his car in 2002. Credit: ABC 7. Mr Orman was found guilty of being the getaway driver and was sentenced to 20 years in prison, but has long professed his innocence, and appealed his conviction to Australia's High Court.30 He was convicted in 2009 based on a prosecution case that relied heavily on the word of another of Ms Gobbo's clients. But after 12 years in jail, and as news of Ms Gobbo's relationship with police became public, Mr Orman's conviction was quashed by Victoria's Court of Appeal . Department of Health secretary Kym Peake said Dr van Diemen was spoken to about the risks of social media use when working in the public sector.

A successful petition for mercy pushed Mr Orman to the head of the appeal court's queue of former Lawyer X clients, including some of Australia's most infamous gangsters. Drug lord Tony Mokbel is one of four with appeal applications on foot. The President of the Court of Appeal, Chris Maxwell, said Ms Gobbo's actions were a fundamental breach of her legal obligations to her client and to the court. The President of the Court of Appeal, Chris Maxwell, said Ms Gobbo's actions were a fundamental breach of her legal obligations to her client and to the court. State and federal prosecutors have told 40 people their convictions might have been tainted by Ms Gobbo's connection to their case. Loading "Many people will think I have come out of prison bitter and angry. ( AAP: David Crosling ) "On the facts conceded, Ms Gobbo's conduct subverted Mr Orman's right to a fair trial and went to the very foundation of the system of criminal trial," he said. I haven't," Mr Orman said after his release. "There was, accordingly, a substantial miscarriage of justice. The incident, however, has prompted a review of the department's social media guidelines.

Court of Appeal President Chris Maxwell said Ms Gobbo's conduct subverted Mr Orman's right to a fair trial and went to the foundations of the criminal justice system." Mr Orman's acquittal and Ms Gobbo's extreme fall from grace has left some key underworld figures hopeful that their convictions will also be overturned, which could signal a wave of compensation claims against Victoria Police. The state has forked out for wrongful convictions before, including in the case of Melbourne man Farah Jama who received $525,000 in 2010 for 18-months spent behind bars after a wrongful rape conviction. A royal commission into Victoria Police's use of Ms Gobbo as an informer has identified more than 1200 people whose cases may have been affected between 1997 and 2010. The commission was due to issue its final report on July 1, but today revealed it had requested an extension, partly because it has to review the cases of more than 1,200 people who may have been potentially affected by Ms Gobbo's use as a police informant. The commission was due to issue its final report on July 1, but today revealed it had requested an extension, partly because it has to review the cases of more than 1,200 people who may have been potentially affected by Ms Gobbo's use as a police informant. AAP .