speeding ... bikie boss Derek
Source: The Daily Telegraph
(in a car but
the pic is of him on a
HELLS Angels president Derek Wainohu had
his wings clipped after police caught
him doing more than 150km/h while
driving with four mates on a major
The bikie boss
was immediately stripped of his licence,
fined $1865 and banned from driving for six
the 52-year-old doing 152km/h in a 100 km/h
zone as he drove a V8 Holden on the M4 last
detected on August 8 at Eastern Creek by a
Highway Patrol car attached to Strike Force
Raptor, set up to combat outlaw motorcycle
gang activity after the fatal brawl at
Sydney Airport last year.
spokesman said last night the RTA had been
informed of his suspension and there was no
indication if Wainohu had appealed the fine.
leading the legal fight against laws to have
some bikie gangs declared illegal. The
"anti-bikie" laws were rushed through
Parliament last year after the alleged
bashing and stabbing murder of Hells Angels
associate Anthony Zervas.
The new laws
mean club members can be ordered not to
associate with each other under "control
orders" - and face being jailed if they defy
police using the new legislation applied to
have the Hells Angels declared a criminal
organisation. Soon after, Wainohu filed a
High Court writ challenging the validity of
the new laws.
The move has
forced a delay in the police application for
at least eight weeks while the High Court
challenge is dealt with.
In its first
year, Strike force Raptor arrested 724 gang
members, laid a total of 1552 charges,
seized more than $1 million in cash and
executed 81 search warrants.
seized 174 guns, 3700 rounds of ammunition,
13 explosive devices, five Tasers, 87 knives
and a large quantity of drugs.