Man Haron Monis inquest continues

Man Haron Monis inquest continues

The work history of Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis is set to be examined today as the inquest into the deadly Lindt cafe attack continues.

The opening day of the inquest in Sydney yesterday heard Monis was broke, had few friends and was facing a jail term when he took 18 people hostage on December 15 last year.

Lawyers assisting the commission described Monis’s history of mental health issues, but said it was unlikely to “provide a full answer to the questions about his motivations for the siege.”

It has also been told the self-styled Islamic Sheikh attempted to join the Rebels motocycle gang in Sydney’s Mount Druitt chapter, but was rejected for being “too weird”.

The inquest will today look into Monis’s work history and his dealings with immigration and customs officials.

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