The ACT Prime Minister has berated retired Judge Walter Sofronoff for “breaching his good faith towards me” by releasing early his Commission of Inquiry report on the Bruce Lehrmann trial.
The former Queensland choose has admitted that he launched his report beneath embargo to 2 journalists – one on the Australian newspaper and one other on the ABC – earlier than the report was launched by the territory’s authorities.
The ACT’s chief minister has berated retired choose Walter Sofronoff (pictured) for ‘breaching his good faith towards me’ by releasing early his fee of inquiry report on the Bruce Lehrmann trial
The media has declined to touch upon their sources.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr stated at a media convention on Monday that he was “very clear” to Mr Sofronoff that his report wouldn’t be redacted or suppressed in any means.
“He violated his good faith towards me by releasing that report before delivering it to whom he was legally intended,” Mr Barr stated.
When requested if he want to see Mr Sofronoff charged, Mr Barr stated: ‘We are considering our options, as I have outlined’.
Mr Barr stated he had not acquired an apology from the retired choose.
“He has tried to give an explanation,” he added.
Mr Sofronoff’s 600-page report was formally launched by the federal government on Monday – days after its contents have been extensively described within the press.
More to come back.