Police will continue to monitor
members of the Comanchero motorcycle gang over the weekend, as almost
100 bikies descended on Canberra on Saturday.
Members of the outlaw motorcycle gang
from NSW, Queensland, Victoria and WA travelled to Canberra as part of
the Comanchero's national run.
No arrests were made on Saturday, as
ACT Policing's Taskforce Nemesis monitored the bikies during their
"Taskforce Nemesis will be assisted by
traffic operations and general duties [officers] in addressing criminal
activity and any intimidating or threatening behaviour over the
weekend," an ACT Policing spokeswoman said.
Bikies were seen congregating on
Parramatta Street in Phillip as well as outside Parliament House on
Saturday during their run.
Security for the national run was
increased following a dispute between outlaw motorcycle gangs in July,
which saw three bikie-related shootings in Canberra in less than two
The most recent attacks started on
July 6 after shots were fired at a home in Kambah and three cars also
being set alight.
Days later, shots were fired at a home
in Waramanga, and at another home in Isabella Plains - next door to a
Police said the shootings were part of
a feud between the Comanchero and Nomad motorcycle gangs.