Former Australian cricketer Stuart Macgill abducted and beaten; here are the accused
Police say that he was bashed and held at gunpoint last month.
Former Australian cricketer Stuart Macgill was kidnapped by four men and beaten last month and released. Six days later, the incident was reported to the police. The former cricketer was spotted leaving his Cremorne apartment in a car driven by detectives on Wednesday afternoon.
As per the reports, four men including Stuart’s ex-partner’s brother have been accused of kidnapping him. For the past three years, Mr. MacGill has been managing a restaurant and bar called Aristotle’s at Neutral Bay on Sydney’s lower north shore, the restaurant is owned by his ex-partner. Raids were also carried out and three other men aged 27, 29, and 42, also faced Sutherland Court on Wednesday and were refused bail.
Mr. MacGill has played 44 Test matches for Australia, and three one-day internationals, between 1998 and 2008.
At the time, he was widely regarded as the world’s second-best leg-spinner, but his career has been shadowed mostly by Shane Warne.