Nicholas John Forbes 'part of terror
motorcycle gang member Nicholas
John Forbes arrives at Adelaide
Airport under police escort
after being extradited from the
Gold Coast. Picture: Nigel
A MEMBER of a bikie
"terror team" will be extradited to
Adelaide over a nightclub brawl with a
Nicholas John Forbes, 41, was arrested
yesterday on the Gold Coast over his alleged
involvement in the fight at a Hindley Street
nightclub on May 29.
It is alleged
Forbes and other Finks members stormed the
club and used bar stools, knives and bottles
to attack members of the Hells Angels gang.
been charged with rioting, which carries a
maximum sentence of 10 years' jail.
He appeared in
the Brisbane Magistrates Court today where
he applied for bail.
Bill Potts, said Forbes would make his own
way to Adelaide to face court.
opposed the application, saying Forbes was a
flight risk, and CCTV footage from inside
the club clearly identified him attacking
another man with a bar stool.
prosecutor Sergeant Michelle Clarke also
said there was a risk of further trouble
between the two gangs if he was released.
Forbes was part of the Finks' "terror team",
and that he had links to bikie clubs in four
heard he was involved in the now infamous
Ballroom Blitz brawl between rival Hells
Angels and Finks gang members during a
kickboxing tournament at the Gold Coast's
Royal Pines Resort in 2006.
refused bail and will be extradited tonight
to face court tomorrow.
today arrested a member of the Hells Angel
and an associate of the gang over the brawl.
The arrest of
the men, both aged 34, takes the total
number of arrests to 19. All have been
charged with aggravated riot.