BREAKING NEWS: Police set to charge alleged ‘mastermind’ of Rebels bikie boss assassination
- Police set to charge the alleged ‘mastermind’ of Nick Martin’s assassination
The alleged ‘mastermind’ of the assassination of former Rebels bikie boss Nick Martin is reportedly about to be charged over the murder.
Martin, 51, was shot dead at Kwinana Motorplex in Perth on December 12, 2020 in a gruesome and public execution.
The man believed to have orchestrated the killing is set to be charged Conspiracy to Murder before a West Australian court on Monday, according to Seven News.
He is reportedly nicknamed ‘The Baker’ and was the man who sought out the former SAS sniper who fired the fatal shot.
More to come.
Nick Martin (pictured) was shot in the back at the Perth Motorplex on December 12 in front of horrified families who were trying to watch the nitro cars high-octane drag racing
The chaos at the racetrack on December 12 in Perth after Martin was executed is pictured
Charges are reportedly imminent for The Baker, the man accused of organising the killing of the 51-year-old former bikie leader.
A former SAS mercenary sharpshooter admitted to gunning down Rebels bikie boss Nick Martin at a crowded drag racing event from 300m away.
The 35-year-old man, whose name is suppressed, pleaded guilty in Perth Magistrates Court on Wednesday to the assassination on December 12.
The former bikie boss, 51, was watching drag races at Kwinana Motorplex with his family when he was shot through the torso and bled to death.
Martin (pictured) died in the arms of his wife Amanda as she tried to give him CPR. His last words were: ‘babe, I’ve been shot’
Rebels bikie Nick Martin was ridden in to Pinnaroo Cemetery in a coffin covered in pictures of $100 bills (pictured) at his extravagant bikie funeral on December 23
One of the possible shooter locations previously identified at the Perth Motorplex. A long shot would indicate a sniper, experts say
The assassin also pleaded guilty to injuring Ricky Chapman, the boyfriend of Martin’s stepdaughter, who was wounded by bullet fragments.
The ex-soldier was part of soldier of fortune outfit Shadows of Hope, which calls itself ‘the world’s most dangerous and fearless charity’.
The ex SAS trooper is yet to enter a plea on other charges including possessing a silencer, inadequately storing firearms, and drug possession.
The 35-year-old appeared via video link in his prison greens and in handcuffs and only spoke to confirm his name and to plead guilty.