NSW ex-minister Milton Orkopoulos pleads not guilty to child sex offences


Former NSW minister, Milton Orkopoulos, has pleaded not guilty to drug supply and child sexual abuse offences, Nine News has reported.

Orkopoulos is accused of supplying prohibited drugs and committing a number of sexual offences against multiple boys, mainly around the Lake Macquarie area in NSW.

The offences allegedly occurred between 1993 and 2003.

The 65-year-old was arraigned in the NSW District Court on Tuesday and during the proceedings, he said “not guilty” 28 times.

A jury is expected to be empanelled for a trial today The trial is expected to last up to four weeks with a jury of 15 people.

Source: 9news.com




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