Not so diplomatic: Man claiming title apologises after courtroom argument

Joe Colbrook
Updated December 18 2023 - 4:57pm, first published 4:00pm
A Pioneer man argued with and insulted a magistrate, and had to be dragged back into the courtroom to be charged with contempt of court. File Picture
A Pioneer man argued with and insulted a magistrate, and had to be dragged back into the courtroom to be charged with contempt of court. File Picture

A man claiming the title of 'diplomat' was not afforded immunity, and was forcibly detained by a police prosecutor and court security guards after calling a magistrate a "dishonourable man".

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Joe Colbrook

Joe Colbrook

Journalist

Journalist at The Examiner, covering local government and planning, emergency services, breaking news and court. Send tips to joe.colbrook@austcommunitymedia.com.au. Ex-Jimboomba Times, UQ Alumni

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