No bail for torture accused
UPDATE: AN IPSWICH man accused of kidnap and torture offences will again face court on February 20 after his matter was mentioned briefly this week.
AN IPSWICH man accused of kidnap and torture offences remains in jail following his arrest on Wednesday.
His matter received a brief mention before Ipswich Magistrate Court but no details of the police allegations were disclosed.
Desmond Brian Ballangarry, 29, from Brassall, is charged with six offences - all alleged to have taken place at North Ipswich on Wednesday, November 28.
The charges include robbery with actual violence; kidnapping; assault causing bodily harm; torture; assault with intent to commit rape (on a male); and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
Defence lawyer Yasser Khan did not seek for Ballangarry to be brought from the watch-house when his matter was mentioned before Magistrate Donna MacCallum.
There was no bail application.
The case was adjourned to December 19.