No mafia-style threats: VC hero

Original article by Kieran Gair
The Australian – Page: 3 : 24-Jun-21

Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith is suing three newspapers over articles in 2018 that allege he committed murder while on deployments in Afghanistan, allegations which he denies. Appearing for his ninth day in the witness box on 23 June, he denied claims that he sent letters containing "mafia-style" threats to former soldiers. Roberts-Smith also denied allegations he poured petrol on his laptop and set it alight in 2018 after being informed that his behaviour in Afghanistan was the subject of an "open" investigation into alleged war crime


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