continue to examine a bomb blast outside
the Dandenong clubhouse of the Bandidos
bikie gang. Picture: Newsltd library
Detective Sergeant Lionel Joseph from
the Arson and Explosive Squad said today
investigators had returned to the scene after
initially being told of the explosion yesterday.
"We're still piecing together the
bits that we found so certainly our examiners are
taking a close look at it," Sgt Joseph said.
"We're hoping to get results back by
Monday or Tuesday."
DIRTY DEEDS BIKIE
Sgt Joseph said the explosion, which
occurred overnight on Wednesday, was large enough to
smash windows of neighbouring businesses in the
"It could easily have resulted in
death if somebody had been nearby when it detonated
... if a security guard had have been checking any
places around that area at the time," he said.
Sgt Joseph said police were notified
by a neighbouring business owner of the damage
It is unclear whether the Dandenong
bombing is linked to other bikie-related incidents.
On June 17,
a house in Doveton was sprayed
with a Comancheros and Rebels associate believed to
be the target. Several children were sleeping
On June 14
a machine gun or
semi-automatic weapon was used in the attack on the
Angels' Darkside chapter in Seaford,
just months after the clubhouse was established.
urged the bikies to call a
before someone gets hurt.
-with Mark Butler