A consuming session between neighbouring multi-millionaires ended up with one allegedly threatening the opposite with a chainsaw and kicking him within the groin in a ‘kung fu’ problem.
Ruifan Zhao, 31, stated he does not keep in mind the evening when police allege he threatened his neighbour within the leafy north-western Sydney suburb of Dural.
He advised police he blacked out shortly after arriving with a bottle of Japanese whisky at V8 Tremendous-Ute driver Gerard Maggs’ home for dinner on October 23, 2022.
However Parramatta Native Courtroom heard on Wednesday that the evening degenerated right into a collection of harmful dares, the Each day Telegraph reported.
Zhao was later arrested and charged with widespread assault and threatening Mr Maggs with an Ozito chainsaw with intent to commit grievous bodily hurt.
Ruifan Zhao, 31, stated he does not keep in mind the evening when police allege he threatened his neighbour Gerard Maggs (pictured) within the leafy north-western Sydney suburb of Dural
Police dropped the chainsaw cost after he pleaded responsible to widespread assault, with Justice of the Peace Laurie Robertson sentencing Zhao to an 18-months neighborhood corrections order with no conviction recorded.
Zhao’s lawyer Michael Bowe advised the court docket the evening concerned ‘two very intoxicated males behaving like youngsters’.
Police paperwork tendered to the court docket claimed Mr Maggs invited Zhao over at 6pm, with Zhao driving his new Corvette a couple of metres throughout the street to indicate it off.
The lads drank half a bottle of Mr Maggs’ scotch after which drank the Japanese whisky Zhao introduced with him, the court docket heard.
Zhao took his shirt within the kitchen, the court docket was advised, which his solicitor says was as a result of he ‘will get scorching when he drinks whisky’.
He ‘gave the impression to be exhibiting off his physique to the sufferer by doing poses when Mr Maggs issued a kung fu problem to see how excessive his neighbour may kick,’ the police paperwork stated.
Mr Maggs advised Zhao ‘to kick his hand and proceeded to carry his hand up excessive and out to the facet to ensure that the accused to kick’.
However reasonably than kick the hand, Zhao kicked Mr Maggs ‘with pressure’ to the groin, inflicting him to drop to the bottom in ache, the police stated.
The sufferer then stood up and kicked Zhao, who was then faraway from the property by Mr Maggs’ household.
Zhao was later arrested and charged with widespread assault and threatening Mr Maggs with an Ozito chainsaw
The police stated Zhao positioned his arms collectively and began to apologize.
He was accused of later coming to the Maggs’ safety gate with a 14 inch Ozito chainsaw and asking ‘The place is Gerard?’
The police paperwork stated he was confronted by Mr Maggs’ son who stated ‘What the f*** is that, dude?’
The lads are reportedly now on pleasant phrases, however don’t drink collectively.