- Sydney man charged with obtaining the personal details of anti-gang policeman
- Ebrahim Siamandi has been given strict bail conditions including no internet use
- Anti-bikie gang policeman ‘Raptor 13’ has been the target of online abuse
- Constable Andrew Murphy has previously been seen in controversial footage
- NSW police have investigated stating his behaviour was by the books
A Sydney man has been granted bail after appearing in court charged over obtaining the personal information of controversial anti-bikie policeman ‘Raptor 13.’
Ebrahim Siamandi appeared at Parramatta Local Court after being charged with obtaining personal information about a law enforcement officer, planning to use the sensitive information to harass and possession of a prohibited drug.
Police launched an investigation after Senior Constable Andrew Murphy, who is also known as Raptor 13, had his personal information posted online without his consent earlier this month.
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A Sydney man has been granted bail after being charged with obtaining the personal information of Constable Andrew Murphy (pictured)
‘Raptor 13’, whose real name is Senior Constable Andrew Murphy, was filmed in the middle of the roadside confrontation
After footage emerged of the police officer acting in what some felt was an overly aggressive manner a petition was launched calling for a public inquiry into his behaviour.
An investigation led by the NSW Police at the time found all allegations against Senior Constable Andrew Murphy were a part of his duties.
During their investigation into Siamandi officers obtained a search warrant for his home and seized a Harley Davidson motorcycle, mobile phones, laptop computers, and steroids during their search.
He was bailed on the condition that he restrict all contact with Senior Constable Andrew Murphy through the internet or any social media platforms.
He is also banned from using electronic equipment which can can access the internet such as a computer, tablet or mobile phone.
Constable Murphy is part of an elite militarised police unit which tackles violent bikie gangs.
Anti-gang enforcer ‘Raptor 13’ became a target of vile online abuse after a petition was launched calling for a public inquiry into the controversial New South Wales policeman
In 2015, Const Murphy was filmed holding a metal pole to a drivers head while showing how it could be used as a weapon after a routine traffic stop
He has previously been seen on camera appearing to throw a motorcyclist’s licence on the ground, seemingly push away a woman, refusing to show a driver his speed radar and holding a metal pole to a man’s head.
Footage obtained by the Daily Mail showed Constable Murphy ‘demonstrating’ how the metal bar could be ‘used as a weapon’ after finding it in the front of a mans car.
He was also filmed pushing a woman away after she pushes her camera phone under his nose.
More recently, footage appeared to show him shove a motorcyclist and confront a group of men at the funeral of a slain bikie boss.
A petition was launched in March calling for a public inquiry into his behaviour.
In the video uploaded to Facebook on Friday, ‘Raptor’ 13 pulled out a measuring tape and started sizing up the motorcycles’ specifications
The officer was seen checking out the luxury cars a number of attendees to Hawi’s funeral arrived in
‘Officer Murphy has gone too far and something needs to be done,’ the petition read.
‘Police should be protecting our civilians instead of harassing them. Please sign, nothing will be done unless we stand up in numbers.’
The petition was signed by thousands of people and he become the victim of vile online attacks.
Over other social media platforms users threatened to rape and kill Constable Murphy.
Strike Force Raptor are an elite police unit made up of 55 specialised and heavily armed officers who concentrate on dismantling violent bikie gangs.
Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting any of the people shown committed any crime, or that ‘Raptor 13’ misused his position of power in any way.
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