August 12, 2022

Kyle Sandilands is banned from shopping for a handgun after police cited his hyperlinks to a convicted drug trafficker find he was not a ‘match and correct particular person’ to personal firearms.

Police refused the radio star a firearms licence final yr on grounds that included his typically weird on-air antics however the 50-year-old was preventing that call. 

Sandilands was set to take the NSW Police Commissioner to courtroom to problem the ruling subsequent week however the case has already been decided.

Every day Mail Australia understands Sandilands dropped his attraction to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. A police supply mentioned it was resolved ‘within the Commissioner’s favour’. 

Kyle Sandilands was denied a gun licence after police tallied an inventory of causes in opposition to the KIIS FM radio host proudly owning firearms. He’s pictured at Los Angeles capturing vary with 60 Minutes reporter and breakfast tv presenter Karl Stefanovic in 2020

Authorities were concerned by Sandilands' (left) friendship with convicted drug trafficker Simon Main (second from left) who spent four years in an Italian prison over an ecstasy bust. Another Sandilands friend, John Ibrahim, is pictured second from right

Authorities had been involved by Sandilands’ (left) friendship with convicted drug trafficker Simon Principal (second from left) who spent 4 years in an Italian jail over an ecstasy bust. One other Sandilands buddy, John Ibrahim, is pictured second from proper

Sandilands already owns a allow to deal with firearms beneath supervision at a pistol membership in Sydney’s south-west however wished to take his ardour to the following degree.

Earlier than his plans had been blocked by police the KIIS breakfast host had hoped to purchase a pistol and rifle and to shoot competitively.

Authorities claimed they had been involved by Sandilands’ friendship with convicted drug trafficker Simon Principal, who spent 4 years in an Italian jail over a serious MDMA bust.

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Principal had tried to shift 333,000 ecstasy tablets value about $10million in 2000 – thought-about the world’s largest haul of the illicit drug on the time. 

Sandilands can also be a detailed private buddy of Kings Cross id John Ibrahim and his mannequin girlfriend Sarah Budge. 

In 2018 Ibrahim was served with a firearms prohibition order after police searched his dwelling at Dover Heights in Sydney’s jap suburbs. 

A search warrant was additionally executed at Budge’s Double Bay condo the place police discovered a 9mm Glock 26 pistol.

Sandilands (left) is also a close personal friend of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim (right) and his model girlfriend Sarah Budge

Sandilands (left) can also be a detailed private buddy of Kings Cross id John Ibrahim (proper) and his mannequin girlfriend Sarah Budge

The shock jock (pictured) wanted to take his passion for firearms to the next level by purchasing a pistol and a rifle but was blocked by police

The shock jock (pictured) wished to take his ardour for firearms to the following degree by buying a pistol and a rifle however was blocked by police

After a prolonged courtroom battle, Ms Budge was acquitted of possessing the unlicensed pistol and located not responsible of two different firearm possession prices.  

Ibrahim was not linked to the gun cost or any of the offences dedicated by his relations which led to the raids.

As of late Ibrahim manages his inner-city actual property investments, having left the nightclub trade when Sydney’s lockout legal guidelines had been launched. 

He’s usually noticed spending time with Sandilands, who frequently talks about their friendship on The Kyle and Jackie O Present he hosts with Jackie Henderson. 

Ibrahim, Budge and Principal had been all pictured on the thirty fifth birthday bash of the radio juggernaut’s associate Tegan Kynaston in December 2020. 

Sandilands confirmed his engagement to Kynaston in January and the couple is now anticipating their first baby 

Ibrahim is often spotted spending time with Sandilands, who speaks highly of their friendship on The Kyle and Jackie O Show he hosts with Jackie Henderson (right)

Ibrahim is usually noticed spending time with Sandilands, who speaks extremely of their friendship on The Kyle and Jackie O Present he hosts with Jackie Henderson (proper)

Sandilands has spoken of his curiosity in weapons on his radio program. 

Final October he mentioned firearm security within the wake of Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin by chance capturing useless cinematographer Halyna Hutchins with a prop revolver on the set of the movie Rust.

‘I take advantage of dwell ammunition weekly and the protocol in dwell ammunition may be very strict,’ Sandilands advised his viewers. ‘You’ve acquired to watch out the place you level it, maintain it, everybody’s counting all the things.’

A detailed buddy of the radio host advised The Australian that his typically chaotic on-air antics was additionally used as justification for why he couldn’t be trusted with a firearm.

That particular person mentioned capturing was Sandilands’ solely pastime, including any pre-conceived thought of how the host would possibly deal with a gun was ‘fairly the alternative’.

Police should decide if a person making use of for a gun allow is a ‘match and correct’ particular person by way of a gruelling course of together with a number of background checks. 

Candidates could also be refused if they’ve a historical past of psychological well being issues, home violence prices, or are related to any legal intelligence studies. 

A close friend of the radio host (pictured) told The Australian that his sometimes chaotic on-air antics was evidence as to why he could not be trusted with a firearm

A detailed buddy of the radio host (pictured) advised The Australian that his typically chaotic on-air antics was proof as to why he couldn’t be trusted with a firearm

An individual looking for to personal a gun will also be rejected if it isn’t within the ‘public curiosity’ for them to accumulate one or in the event that they could possibly be a ‘hazard to public security or the peace’. 

The matter had been listed for listening to on the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal on Monday.

Sandilands, who reportedly earns $5 million a yr internet hosting KIIS FM’s Kyle And Jackie O Present, entered the enterprise world in 2012 after he based an funding firm referred to as King Kyle. 

The corporate, which Sandilands says is now value about $100million, has additionally just lately expanded into content material creation and music manufacturing.

One among Sandilands’s newest ventures is TapJar, an app which makes it straightforward for purchasers to tip workers with out the necessity for money.