Police intercept 100 people attending funeral in western Sydney
A hundred people have been intercepted attempting to attend a funeral in western Sydney.
Police set up checkpoints at Rookwood Cemetery for the funeral yesterday after receiving a tip-off. (See full statement below)
Ben Fordham has revealed 10 nominated people who allowed to attend were let in, but about 100 others were turned away.
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Full NSW Police statement:
“Officers from Auburn Police Area Command received information regarding a funeral being held at Rookwood Cemetery today (Wednesday 8 September 2021).
“About 10.30am, officers attended and set up check points with only designated attendees given access.
“Others were turned away with no breaches detected.”