Man In Victoria Charged With Visa Breach 15 May

A Sudanese-born man is expected to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tonight, charged with allegedly failing to comply with his visa mandated curfew.

The AFP arrested and charged the man, 45, on Wednesday, 15 May 2024, after locating him in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray.

It will be alleged the man breached the conditions of his Commonwealth visa by failing to observe his residential curfew obligations.

The man has been charged with:

  • One count of failing to comply with a curfew condition, contrary to section 76C(1) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).

This offence carries a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment and/or a $93,900 fine.

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