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Police called in as alleged Zillmere park killers cases heard in court


Extra police officers were called to bolster security as the 10 men allegedly involved in the killing of 19-year-old Girum Mekonnen on Sunday at a Brisbane park had their cases heard in court.

Police on bicycles maintained watch outside while armed officers guarded the entrance and the courtroom in the Brisbane Arrests Court on Roma Street on Thursday morning.

Girum Mekonnen, 19, died in O’Callaghan Park in Zillmere in Brisbane's north on Sunday evening.

Girum Mekonnen, 19, died in O’Callaghan Park in Zillmere in Brisbane’s north on Sunday evening.Credit:Facebook

The men are each charged with murder, 12 counts each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and affray and disobedience to a lawful order.

The 10 accused are Anas Ayman Abdu Musa, Joseph Lokolong, Alex Edward Deng, Gabreal Wal, Santo Wal, Chan Kuchmol Kon, Kresto…



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