NSW Police Strike Force Hunting Down Anti-Lockdown Protesters

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A strike force of 22 New South Wales police detectives is hunting down protesters involved in Saturday's violent anti-lockdown rally.

Videos and pictures of thousands breaking COVID restrictions to march in Sydney have swamped social media, including one pic of a guy allegedly punching a police horse in its face.

More than 50 people have already been charged, following the three-hour clash with officers.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian issuined a statement, expressing her disgust over the illegal march.

While the state's Health Minister Brad Hazzard's had a gutful. 

"We live in a democracy, and normally I am certainly one who supports the right to protest, but I actually think it's really silly. At the present time, we've got cases going through the roof," he said.

Police Minister David Elliott has labelled the protesters as "selfish boofheads" and has appealed to them to get a COVID test immediately. 

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Amber Lowther

24 July 2021

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