Police arrest two for serious Blackmail offences, South Australia

Shortly after 7.00 am this morning SAPOL Major Crime Investigation Branch detectives attended at a domestic residence in the southern regional area where they arrested a 60 year old man and 63 year old woman both from Strathalbyn.

Both people were charged with the serious offence of Blackmail Section 172 of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act, 1935 which has a maximum penalty of 15 years imprisonment.

Both people were refused police bail and are scheduled to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today at or after 2.15 p.m.

As the matter is now before the court no further information can be provided.

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