In 2020, our client was arrested and charged in Western Australia with serious drug offences, including, possess trafficable quantity of prohibited drug (methylamphetamine) with intent to sell, contrary to section 6(1)(a) Misuse of Drugs Act 1981 (WA). This is an offence that carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.
On 20 July 2020, Hanna Legal made a successful bail application on behalf of our client. For more information, see: Ali Yassin granted bail over alleged meth and MDMA trafficking but co-accused Saad Al Abudy remains in custody, The West Australian, 20 July 2020.
Our criminal lawyers instructed Paul Yovich SC at our client’s trial by jury at the Perth District Court. In an important victory for our client, the jury returned verdicts of not guilty to the charges.