NSW males charged over cellphone threats to MPs

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Two males have been charged with making threatening cellphone calls to 2 NSW authorities MPs together with a senior minister.

A 47-year-old man was arrested at Kemps Creek in Sydney’s west on Wednesday following studies an MP had acquired a threatening cellphone name earlier in August, police stated in a press release.

A 58-year-old man was additionally arrested in Hornsby following studies of a name to a different MP this week.

NSW Corrections and Counter Terrorism Minister Anthony Roberts confirmed he was a type of who acquired a name. It is believed Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies was the opposite.

Each MPs have publicly voiced their opposition to a invoice being debated in state parliament to decriminalise abortion in NSW.

“It is a disgrace that we now have individuals in our group that, from behind a phone anonymously, will make vile threats in opposition to folks that they disagree with,” Mr Roberts informed 2GB on Thursday.

“There is not any place for it in any argument. That is why we now have a poll field, that is why we now have a democracy.”

He stated he was extra involved concerning the security of his household and that of Ms Davies than himself.

“It is actually one thing we’re seeing an increasing number of of,” Mr Roberts stated.

The accused males have been charged with utilizing a carriage service to menace/harass/offend and can face courtroom at later dates.

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