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Aussie charged with murder bid on Indian

Accused Shannon Marchant was charged over a hit-and-run case.

A 21-year-old Australian has been charged with the attempted murder of an Indian-origin man after he allegedly hit the victim thrice while driving a car,dragging him up to 50 metres,before leaving him for dead.

Accused Shannon Marchant was charged over a hit-and-run case at Noble Park here that left 27-year-old Indian Amandeep Singh with serious injuries Wednesday,according to Australian media reports. Police claimed that the Marchant ran over Singh in a stolen ‘Holden Commodore’ vehicle before fleeing the scene.

Singh was admitted to a hospital where he is recovering from his injuries. Marchant is facing 13 charges,including attempted murder. He appeared briefly in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court Wednesday and was remanded in custody.