Police Spray Djokovic Supporters After Court Quashes Visa Cancellation

Police in Melbourne used an irritant spray against supporters of tennis player Novak Djokovic on January 10, after he left detention following a federal court’s quashing of a decision to cancel his visa.

Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was considering the situation, the ABC said.

“Following today’s Federal Circuit and Family Court determination on a procedural ground, it remains within Immigration Minister Hawke’s discretion to consider cancelling Mr Djokovic’s visa,” a spokesman was quoted by the ABC as saying.

This footage shows spray being used on Djokovic’s supporters as they surrounded a vehicle. Credit: Yumi Hung via Storyful

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