Australia’s ‘coup de grace’ may have made it a little easier to work as a taxi driver
Posted February 05, 2019 09:17:28 The “coup of grace” of a driver who was forced to resign from his job after being charged with a violent crime has been described by a judge as “exemplary”.
“It was an extraordinary case of justice being served,” Justice Paul Prennick said.
The 26-year-old driver was arrested in August for the attack of a man who was walking his dog near Melbourne’s CBD.
He was charged with aggravated assault and has yet to enter a plea.
“He was a very talented and dedicated driver who had done many, many outstanding work,” Mr Prennik said.
“He’s also a very intelligent and well-spoken individual, who has been a successful driver for the past 18 months.”
Mr Prennyk said the driver was one of the hardest working taxi drivers he had dealt with.
“[He] was very, very loyal to his employer and his employer’s business and he’s done a great job with it,” he said.
Topics:crime,law-crime-and-justice,justice,malta,australiaFirst posted February 05, 2020 15:07:42Contact Lisa GlynnMore stories from New South Wales