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Stuart MacGill charged over alleged involvement in drug supply



Former Australian Test cricketer Stuart MacGill has been charged over his alleged involvement in a drug supply plot following a police investigation into an earlier alleged kidnapping.

NSW Police said detectives were investigating drug supply following the alleged kidnapping of MacGill in Sydney's Lower North Shore in April 2021.

"Following extensive inquiries, about 6pm on Tuesday 12 September 2023, strike force detectives arrested a 52-year-old man at Chatswood Police Station, where he was charged with knowingly take part supply prohibited drug in large commercial quantity," police said.

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MacGill was granted strict conditional bail to face Manly Local Court on October 26.

The investigation is continuing.

In 2021, MacGill was allegedly forced into a car, taken to a remote location, beaten and then dumped in Sydney's west.

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Six people were charged over the alleged kidnapping.

MacGill was a leg-spin bowler who claimed 208 wickets in his 44 Test career.

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