Milton Orkopoulos charged with historic sexual assault offences

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Disgraced former Swansea MP Milton Orkopoulos has been charged following an investigation into historic sexual assault offences.

In January 2020, detectives from Lake Macquarie Police District established Strike Force Glenwarrie to investigate allegations of historic sexual and indecent assault offences against two juvenile boys in the 1990s.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives attended Silverwater prison and arrested the 62-year-old man at 11am today.

He has since been charged with 15 offences including:

  • Aggravated indecent assault – victim under the age of 16 years (x5)
  • Commit act of indecency with person under 16 years
  • Aggravated indecency – victim under 16 & under authority offender
  • Aggravated sexual assault – victim under the age of 16 years (x5)
  • Cause child under 14 to participate in child prostitution (x3)

Police will allege Orkopoulos sexually and indecently assaulted two juvenile boys known to him on separate occasions in the 1990s at locations in Lake Macquarie and on the Mid North Coast.

The man was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court via audio visual link (AVL) tomorrow.

Investigations under Strike Force Glenwarrie are continuing.

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