More charges laid against Bendigo taxi driver 


A BENDIGO taxi driver granted bail after fronting the Bendigo Magistrates Court accused of rape on Tuesday has had more charges laid against him.

Robert Byrnes was remanded in custody last night and will appear before Bendigo Magistrates’ Court today.

The 45-year-old has been charged with three counts of rape, five counts of indecent assault, unlawful imprisonment and aggravated burglary.

The charges relate to two separate alleged incidents in April and on the weekend. 

More in tomorrow's Bendigo Advertiser.