Calls to ban masks at protests
Leading police figures say it’s time to discuss changing the law to make it illegal to wear a mask at a protest.
It follows more violence at a Halal food festival at Ascot Vale over the weekend.
Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane said while a blanket ban on balaclavas and masks wouldn’t work, it was time for police and government to get together to come up with a solution.
‘There’s not much we can do at the moment, unfortunately,’ he said.
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