Man fined for grabbing hotel manager by throat

A MAN was fined $500 in Gladstone Magistrates Court yesterday for grabbing the manager of a local hotel by the throat.

Rodey Paringatai was visiting family in Gladstone on November 8 when the incident occurred at the hotel.

He was given a banning order but a conviction was not recorded.



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