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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 20 Jan 1887 1

POLICE.
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    Mr Johnson, SM, dealt with a large amount of charge business at the CENTRAL POLICE COURT yesterday.

    Mr JM Marsh, SM, sat in the Charge Division of the WATER POLICE COURT.

    Amoo, a seaman of the ss Sutlej, was charged with committing an offence of a gross character on one Saboo Dene, a seaman, of the same vessel. The accused was committed to take his trial at the next Court of Quarter Sessions.

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The Daily Telegraph, Tue 1 Feb 1887 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Metropolitan Quarter Sessions opened at Darlinghurst yesterday, before District Court Judge Forbes. Mr Healey was Crown Prosecutor and Mr Beaver deputy-clerk of the peace.

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The Daily Telegraph, Wed 2 Feb 1887 3

LAW.
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QUARTER SESSIONS.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1.
(Before Mr District Court Judge Forbes.)

    Mr Healy was the Crown prosecutor.

AN UNNATURAL OFFENCE.

    A Sidi boy named Amoo, who had joined the P and O ss Sutlej at Bombay, was accused of committing an unnatural offence upon a fellow-seaman Saboo Dene in Port Jackson on January 17 last. Prisoner was found not guilty, and his Honor, remarking that he quite agreed with the verdict, ordered his discharge.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 2 Feb 1887 4

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
TUESDAY, FRBRUARY 1.
(Before District Court Judge FORBES and juries of twelve.)

    The Metropolitan Quarter Sessions was resumed this morning at Darlinghurst.
    Mr PJ Healy, barrister-at-law, appeared to prosecute for the Crown.

CHARGE OF INDECENT ASSAULT.

    Amoo, African black, pleaded not guilty to the above charge, and the jury acquitted him.

 


1  The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 20 Jan 1887, p. 4.

2  The Daily Telegraph, Tue 1 Feb 1887, p. 2.

3  The Daily Telegraph, Wed 2 Feb 1887, p. 9.

4  The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 2 Feb 1887, p. 11.