Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Judge told alleged sex offender too fat to face Qld court.

In a move that would inspire (or was inspired by?) Homer Simpson,
The chief judge of the District Court in Brisbane has been told a 58-year-old man is too fat to return from interstate to face trial on sex charges.
For those don't recall, Homer managed to get himself special treatment and the right to work from home by deliberately getting too fat to commute.

The defendant in WA won't be quite so lucky, the court is moving a special session to WA to hear his case.

(via ABC)