As reported by the Australian media, as 60-year-old Rudd pleaded guilty to drug possession and ?? cannabis and methamphetamine. At the same time during the previous hearing, he denied guilt.
Following the meeting, the judge agreed to leave the defendant on bail until June 26: it was on this day scheduled sentencing procedure.
Over the threat to kill the musician faces up to seven years in prison. However, the defendant’s lawyer expressed his hope that the court will take into account that in this case, “it is only the” “evil,” “phone call” that should not be taken lightly. For possession of cannabis Rudd could be sentenced to up to three months in prison for possession of methamphetamine and he faces up to six months in prison.Recall that in November last year in New Zealand striker was accused of organizing the assassination of a double murder, threats and storage drugs. Local media reported that Rudd, according to investigators, in late September, trying to hire a hitman to kill the two men. Their names and motives of the musician were not disclosed.
Because the trial Rudd can not participate in the tour AC / DC. As a result, the group returned drummer Chris Slade, who has played in the AC / DC in the 1990s. While we are talking about a temporary replacement.