Alleged bikie associate committed to stand trial

AN ALLEGED associate of an outlaw motorcycle club and his brother have been committed to stand trial in the Bundaberg District Court on extortion charges.

Lloyd Michael Foran, 19, is accused of being an associate of the Bandidos and faces one count of extortion with intent to gain benefit with threat of detriment.

Geoffrey Declan Foran, 26, is charged with one count each of extortion with intent to gain benefit with threat and assault occasioning bodily harm.

Lloyd Foran remains in custody while Geoffrey Foran is on bail. A date for the trial is yet to be set.



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