| 20.05,09. 02:41 PM |
Comanchero bikie boss Mick Hawi to leave out of jail on bail
May 20, 2009 01:15pm
COMANCHERO boss Mick Hawi, charged over the fatal brawl at Sydney airport blamed for starting the latest bikie war, is expected to walk out of jail shortly.
The 28-year-old, who is facing a charge of affray, was granted bail by the NSW Supreme Court on Friday on a surety of $200,000.
But he's remained behind bars since then, unable to immediately raise the funds.
His lawyer Lesly Randle said the bail condition should be met today, allowing for Hawi's release from the Metropolitan Reception and Remand Centre in Sydney's Silverwater.
"I have instructions that Mr Hawi should be released today," Ms Randle said in a statement sent by text message.
"He does not wish to engage the media at this stage."
In granting Hawi bail, Justice Megan Latham set a strict curfew, meaning he must not leave his home between the hours of 8pm and 8am each day.
He has also been forbidden to talk to his co-accused and witnesses, and must not visit the Comanchero clubhouse at Milperra.
Justice Latham agreed Hawi needed to be with his wife Carolina Gonzales, who is well advanced in an "at-risk pregnancy".
Hawi is due to appear in Central Local Court on May 27.
He has been in custody since his arrest at the beginning of April over a brawl in Sydney airport's domestic terminal that fatally injured Anthony Zervas, 29.
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