Three Sydney bikies
charged with conspiring to murder a
member of a rival gang are to be
released on bail.
Sydney's Central Local Court today,
magistrate Allan Moore received a
"by consent" application from
Herbert Laupepa's lawyer and the
Director of Public Prosecutions and
agreed to the accused's release from
remand, after the payment of a
Laupepa, 28, from Georges Hall in
south-west Sydney, was arrested on
the sixth man to be charged with
conspiring to murder Hells Angel
Peter Zervas, who was shot more than
six times outside his mother's home
in Lakemba in March last year. Mr
Zervas survived the attack.
shooting came only a week after his
brother, Anthony Zervas, was beaten
to death in a brawl between the
Comanchero and Hells Angels at
Dressed in prison greens, with
visible tattoos and manicured facial
hair, Laupepa appeared in court by
video link from prison.
nodded to his lawyer after hearing
Mr Moore say that after his release
he must not associate with certain
people, whose names have been
suppressed by the court.
Brothers Richard Justin Fong, 20,
and Christopher Benjamin Fong, 26,
both from Matraville, were also
pair had been refused bail in
September, when a magistrate cited
Christopher Fong's "violent history"
and "previous indictable offences",
and also said Richard was on parole
for an indictable offence at the
time of his alleged involvement in a
plot to kill Mr Zervas.
However, again "by consent", the
brothers were granted bail today on
charges of conspiring and agreeing
to murder Peter Zervas, and of
participating in a criminal group.
group allegedly also included
Laupepa, Charles Moa, Bachiri Fakhri,
Rui Antao and Bakhous Hadid,
according to documents tendered to
three men granted bail today are due
to have their matters mentioned next
on November 23 but are excused from