A dozen South Australian corruption prosecutions, including the case against Mount Gambier MP Troy Bell, will go ahead after the state’s highest court found the anti-corruption watchdog could investigate once charges had been laid.
- ICAC anti-corruption prosecutions in SA had been left under a cloud by a recent ruling
- That ruling has now been overturned by the Full Court of the Supreme Court
- That development paves the way for the case against MP Troy Bell to continue
The Full Court of the Supreme Court ruling means the 47-year-old politician has failed to halt his District Court trial for allegedly misappropriating public funds while running an early learning centre at Millicent.
It overturns a ruling made by District Court Judge…