Australia Queensland bus driver's killer won't stand trial

10:51  10 august  2018
10:51  10 august  2018 Source:

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Anthony O'Donohue lit a backpack containing a bottle of fuel and threw it inside the bus being driven by Manmeet Alisher while he was collecting passengers in Moorooka, in Brisbane's south, in October 2016.

O'Donohue was declared unfit to stand trial by the Queensland Mental Health Court on Friday.

He believed there was a grand conspiracy against him and that people were out to get him at the time of the October 28 attack, the court has heard.

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The court was also told that when Mr Alisher smiled at O'Donohue as he boarded the bus he took that as a sign the driver was part of the conspiracy.

Mr Alisher, also known as Manmeet Sharma, was a beloved Indian singer and well known in the Punjabi community.

His death prompted a huge outpouring of grief and sparked a push for greater safety measures to protect bus drivers.

Passengers trapped on the burning bus were saved when taxi driver Aguek Nyok kicked out the back door of the vehicle.

Mr Alisher has been remembered as a man filled with big dreams who moved to Brisbane from India.

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