Magistrate Lydia Makiv issued an arrest warrant for Leo – who failed to appear at today’s scheduled hearing – before recalling it to allow his lawyers to argue against it tomorrow.
Leo, 54, has been charged with assault after allegedly attacking Philip Arbon, the estranged husband of one of his parishoners, at Adelaide Airport in April.
The Holden Hill Magistrates Court today heard Leo also smashed Mr Arbon’s camera, causing about $3000 damage, before going to police and and making a false report that Mr Arbon was the instigator of the attack.
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