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Premier says the bail justice who bailed Dimitrious Gargasoulas won’t be sacked

Daniel Andrews has confirmed the bail justice who allowed Dimitrious Gargasoulas bail will continue in their role.

Mr Gargasoulas, the man accused of Friday’s Bourke Street attack, was recently allowed bail for a number of alleged offences, including family violence.

But the Premier told Neil Mitchell the person responsible for that decision won’t be stripped of their position.

‘I think it’s important that we don’t personalise this too much,’ Mr Andrews said in the 3AW studio on Monday.

The Premier has announced the creation of a new night court for out of hours bail hearings as part of an overhaul of Victoria’s bail system.

The review will consider whether bail justices are needed.

Mr Andrews said former Supreme Court justice Paul Coghlan will oversee the review.

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