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Friendlyjordies producer Kristo Langker is a free man after police withdrew all charges yesterday.

The 21 year old had been accused by the NSW Fixated Persons Unit of stalking and intimidating former Deputy Premier John Barilaro.

Mr Langker’s lawyer Mark Davis said the four charges against his client were entirely inappropriate for something ‘utterly trivial’, and had damaged Mr Langker’s reputation.

Videos of the interactions between Kristo Langker and John Barilaro, as well as Langker’s bungled arrest by the Fixated Persons Unit, became crucial evidence in the case, which follows the (since abandoned) defamation case brought by John Barilaro against Jordan Shanks, aka Friendly Jordies.

Police argued late last year that YouTube videos about the case were ‘interfering with the administration of justice’, but the court did not accept this argument.

Yesterday, police were ordered to pay Mr Langker’s legal costs, amounting to $12,000.

Friendlyjordies has released a new video on YouTube about the matter:


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2 COMMENTS

  1. A classic case of a person in a more powerful position attempting to bully another. Imagine the full cost to tax payers of this debacle let alone the stress to all people involved.

  2. This is a classic case of class warfare.
    Australians have always been subjected to such tyranny, where the rich and self-important criminal types, have had the advantage of using the the threat, or the extremely biased legal system itself , to keep the public from daring to question the motives and criminal actions of those in any position of authority under the English Crown.
    I do hope this win signals a change and law might begin to treat all , as equals and not allow prejudicial charges to determine the outcome of legal matters.
    Always hopeful, G”)

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