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BREAKING: Salim Mehajer Found Guilty Of Assault

A Sydney magistrate has found former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer guilty of assaulting a female television reporter who was attempting to interview him.

Mehajer had denied assaulting reporter Laura Banks in April 2017 when he slammed a car door on her arm as he left a Sydney CBD police station following his arrest over a separate alleged assault.

At Downing Centre Local Court on Friday, magistrate Joanne Keogh found the 31-year-old guilty, saying he was reckless to the risk of harm when he closed the door.


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