Two men arrested for threatening anti-abortion MPs
Two men have been arrested over death threats made to conservative NSW MPs over the abortion debate.
Police say the men threatened the lives of Corrections Minister Anthony Roberts and former minister for women Tanya Davies in separate incidents.
Both Liberal politicians are against the abortion bill.
Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies received a threatening phone call from an unknown man on August 1.
The call stated:
“Listen here you dumb sl**.
A girl can do whatever she f***wants with her f****** body.
You can f*** off. Ring this number again and I’ll slit your throat.”
Lane Cove MP Anthony Roberts also received a death threat from a man who allegedly called his electorate office, threatening the Minister over his opposition to the abortion legislation.
Ray Hadley has exclusively revealed two men have been arrested over the threats.
A 47-year-old man was arrested in Kemps Creek over the threatening call made to Tanya Davies, and a 58-year-old man was arrested in Hornsby over the threat to Anthony Roberts.
Both men have been charged with using a carriage service to menace, harass and offend and have been granted conditional bail.
Click PLAY below to hear Ray reveal the news
Anthony Roberts tells Ray he’d like to personally thank the police for the work they’ve done.
“I take any threat against myself or my family very seriously.
“It’s a shame that we have people in our communities that from behind a telephone anonymously will make vile threats against people that they disagree with.”
Click PLAY below to hear the full interview