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Police looking for a man after a stabbing

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Police are seeking 25-year-old Nicholas Munnich (pictured) who they believe may be able to assist they with their enquiries into a alleged stabbing.

Top cop must go, says Congress after stabbing death

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The fact that the police have abandoned full lockdown of bottle shops is a key cause of potentially preventable alcohol related violence, writes Donna Ah Chee (pictured) of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

 

UPDATE Friday 1:15pm: Police Association demands Ms Ah Chee withdraws "her disgusting and offensive comments".

A stabbing that didn't happen?

It seems a serious crime in our streets, where children were among the victims, remained unreported to both the police and to the children's services of the NT Government.

We strongly believe the following occurred: A woman and her three young children were attacked by six to eight people in the Target carpark, Todd Mall, at 8.30pm on Saturday, April 7.
She received a wound, inflicted possibly with a knife, which required 14 stitches. 
Her son, in his mid-teens, was apparently stabbed, and a younger son had his jaw broken. Another child and the woman were bashed.
The attackers demanded money and were given $50. They tore a gold chain off the woman's neck.
The crime was not reported to the police, and we don't know why not.

Neither was it to the Department of Family and Children's Services (FACS). ERWIN CHLANDA investigates.

Years in gaol for six perpetrators of alcohol-fuelled killings

ABOVE: Google Earth image of Laramba, a bush settlement north-west of Alice Springs. The killings happened in the vicinity. BELOW: One of the convicted, Travis Gibson. Having had his jaw broken was one of the triggers of the drunken payback raid.

 

Five out of six were drunk on the night.

One out of six is a reformed heavy drinker, sober on the night.

Two out of six are alcoholics.

Four out of six had parents who were alcoholics or heavy drinkers.

Two out of six are married to alcoholics and these couples have had children.

The two victims of the six were drunk at the time of their deaths.

 

In the evening of December 22, 2009 six men left Alice Springs in a
red Ford Falcon, bound for Laramba, a small settlement of some 300
people, around 200 kilometres to the north-west. Four of the men were
armed: one had a large military-style knife, another a tyre iron, and
two had nulla nullas (clubs). They were also travelling with grog: on a
trip that takes around two and a half hours, they drank one and a half
cartons of VB beer and a cask of Moselle between them, all but the
driver. This was on top of grog that at least some of them had consumed
during the day.

There was a purpose to the trip:  the six intended to confront
men at Laramba over a long-running dispute between their family, the
Gibsons, and the Dixon-Stafford family. In particular, they were going
to look for brothers Adrian and Watson Dixon and another person, who
were seen as responsible for the assault on one of the Gibsons some
months before, breaking his jaw.

By midnight two men in Laramba, not the Dixon brothers, were dead, as a result of stabbings to the thigh. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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