Sydney siege inquest to look at why Man Haron Monis was on bail

Coroner overrules objections from crown prosecutor, saying it was common sense to look at the fact Monis was bail when he took 18 people hostage

The Sydney siege inquest will examine why gunman Man Haron Monis was granted bail when he was charged with 43 counts of sexual and aggravated assault and being an accessory to murder.

The office of the director of public prosecutions (DPP) tried to stop the coronial inquest examining why Monis was granted bail, arguing it was beyond the scope of the inquest.

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