Australian 'collar bomber' jailed for at least 10 years

  • AFP, Sydney
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  • Updated: Nov 20, 2012 09:24 IST

An investment banker who attached a fake bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl in a bizarre extortion bid that made global headlines was Tuesday jailed for at least 10 years.

Paul Peters pleaded guilty to aggravated breaking and entering and detaining teenager Madeleine Pulver for advantage with Sydney District Court judge Peter Zahra describing the case as a "deliberate act of extortion".

 

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