No evidence of criminal act: AFP

THE Australian Federal Police says it will not investigate the disclosure of Opposition Leader Tony Abbott's location before the Australia Day tent embassy protest, despite an official request by the federal opposition.

The AFP said in a statement that "no evidence of a criminal act was identified".

It added that it had an ongoing investigation into the actions of the protesters outside the Canberra restaurant, which commenced on Friday.

"The AFP can confirm it became aware of information concerning the alleged disclosure of information on the location of the Leader of the Federal Opposition, Mr Tony Abbott, during Australia Day," an AFP spokeswoman told AAP in a statement.

"The AFP subsequently evaluated the information and no evidence of a criminal act was identified."

 

Read more at Brisbane Times



717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

ALMOST 50 fires have started in Central Region in the past five days

'Heartbreaking loss': Cyclones beaten in QBL semi

premium_icon 'Heartbreaking loss': Cyclones beaten in QBL semi

Rocky team's championship hopes dashed by Townsville

CQ woman's burning desire to keep us safe

premium_icon CQ woman's burning desire to keep us safe

Naomi Barton's sizzling passion for safety

Local Partners