French bikie refused entry to
Australia a risk to 'good order'
A French member of the Hells
Angels motorcycle gang has been refused entry into
Australia by Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at
44-year-old man arrived on a flight from Singapore on
Saturday, August 18.
As well as being identified as a
Hells Angels member, it was established the man had
links to Australian gang members in Sydney.
The man’s 601 visitor visa was
cancelled on the basis he presented a risk to the
health, safety or good order of the Australian
community, or a segment of the community.
ABF Regional Commander for WA,
Rod O’Donnell, said the ABF maintains a strong focus on
working with its law enforcement partners in disrupting
the activities of outlaw motorcycle gangs in the ongoing
fight to protect the Australian community.
“These gangs pose a
significant threat to our community and are known to
be involved in serious criminal activity including
drug trafficking and violent crime,” Commander
non-citizen involved with a criminal organisation
such as a bikie gang can expect to be identified and
targeted by the ABF, have their Australian visa
cancelled and then be removed from the country.”
The man was held in the Perth
Immigration Detention Centre until his removal from
Australia on Sunday, August 19.