NSW parole listening to for faux collar bomber

2021-07-22 23:04:22

Nearly precisely 10 years in the past, Sydney was gripped with horror as a schoolgirl spent 10 hours with a purported collar bomb round her neck.

Now the person answerable for what turned out to be a hoax is prone to stroll free.

A public parole listening to for Paul Douglas Peters might be held on Friday morning.

The impartial physique that may resolve his destiny, the State Parole Authority, has indicated it has accepted knowledgeable recommendation recommending he be launched to supervised parole.

Madeleine Pulver was an 18-year-old HSC scholar in August 2011 when Peters broke into her Mosman dwelling carrying a balaclava and positioned the hoax bomb on her.

A word hooked up to the machine demanded cash and stated tampering with it might make it explode.

The SPA will on Thursday take proof and listen to submissions from the Group Corrections Workplace.

It has already acquired recommendation from the Severe Offenders Evaluation Council which discovered Peters is unlikely to reoffend.

His non-parole interval ends on August 14.

Peters claimed in his sentencing listening to that he had no reminiscence of attaching the machine to Ms Pulver’s neck.

Ms Pulver and a group of police who helped her via the ordeal acquired bravery awards in 2017.

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