Prisoner facing riot charge appears in M’boro court

A WOODFORD prisoner, charged with one count of causing a riot or mutiny at a facility, has had his matter handed up to a higher court.

Joshua Leonard John Watson Scully appeared via videolink in Maryborough Magistrates Court on Friday.

A number of statements were handed up to the district court.

The court heard Scully was asking for the charge to be committed for sentencing.

The matter was adjourned until a later sitting of the district court.