A YOUNG Sudanese man who claims he was racially discriminated against when he was thrown out of a pub has been fined $1000 after throwing a stubbie through a hotel window which showered a patron with glass.
Younis Sebit-Dau, 22, of Loyola Avenue, Warrnambool, pleaded guilty in Warrnambool Magistrates Court to failing to answer bail, causing criminal damage, being drunk, using obscene language and unlawful assault.
He was convicted and fined $1000 and banned from being in the Warrnambool central business district late at night for nine months.
Police alleged that on June 3 this year Sebit-Dau was at the Whalers Hotel intoxicated with friends and they were asked to leave by hotel security staff.
Sebit-Dau went to a rubbish bin outside, found a stubbie and threw it at a window, causing the window to break and showering glass inside the hotel.
Defence counsel Amanda Chambers said Sebit-Dau was with two Sudanese friends, an argument started with other patrons and the Sudanese men were asked to leave.
She said here client and his friends thought that was unfair and racist.