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Coward puncher handcuffed and DEPORTED in overnight bust

The teenager responsible for a vicious one-punch attack during Schoolies week has been arrested from his home in a dramatic overnight bust.    

Australian Border Force officials swooped on New Zealand-born Caleb Maraku’s Gold Coast house on Friday, dragging him out in handcuffs and driving him away in the back of a van, A Current Affair reports.

The 19-year-old was filmed laughing and posing for selfies outside court after avoiding jail time for the shocking Surfers Paradise assault, but he wasn’t smiling as he was taken away on Friday. 

Caleb Maraku (pictured) has been arrested by Australian Border Force officicials from his home in a dramatic overnight bust for coward punching a man during Schoolies week

Video of his arrest showed officers entering his home, with one calling out ‘search warrant, open the door’ before several went inside. 

A short time after, a handcuffed Maraku walked out the front door – possibly for the final time. 

Walking down the footpath surrounded by officials, he told a reporter to ‘f*** off’ when asked if he was going to smile for the camera.

Maraku laughed and took selfies after being handed a 12-month good behaviour bond following his guilty plea last month, enraging established boxer Kerry Foley. 

Unlike his exit from court last month, Maraku wasn't smiling as he was taken away on Friday

Unlike his exit from court last month, Maraku wasn’t smiling as he was taken away on Friday

Maraku will be deported to New Zealand following an online petition campaigning for him to be thrown out of the country  

Maraku will be deported to New Zealand following an online petition campaigning for him to be thrown out of the country  

After seeing Maraku’s distasteful exit from Southport Magistrates Court, Foley, from Sydney’s northern beaches, challenged him to a charity boxing match.

He started a Facebook page challenging the coward-puncher to the match, after being sickened by Maraku’s light sentence and attitude.

The 19-year-old accepted the challenge and the fight was expected to go ahead Brisbane for the end of February.

Foley had 25 professional fight sunder his belt, including three cage matches and 15 knockout wins, and said he would be ‘teaching him [Maraku] a lesson’. 

Maraku laughed and took selfies after being handed a 12-month good behaviour bond following his guilty plea last month, enraging established boxer Kerry Foley (left)

Maraku laughed and took selfies after being handed a 12-month good behaviour bond following his guilty plea last month, enraging established boxer Kerry Foley (left)

He was filmed laughing and posing for selfies outside court after avoiding jail time for the shocking assault at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

He was filmed laughing and posing for selfies outside court after avoiding jail time for the shocking assault at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

‘I won’t need to go hard but I will make his life a living hell and right at the end I’ll put one on his chin and ice him,’ he told Daily Telegraph.

Maraku has agreed to give the $10,000 offered to him by Foley to his victim.  

Maraku was filmed brutally punching Taliesin O’Meara, 19, in the head on November 27, leaving him unconscious on the pavement. 

He pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm and breaching a banning order, as he was prohibited from being in the area at the time.

Maraku was sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered to pay $361 in compensation

Nearly 50,000 people signed a petition calling for Maraku to be deported following his infamous exit from court.

Maraku pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm and breaching a banning order, as he was prohibited from being in the area at the time

Maraku pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm and breaching a banning order, as he was prohibited from being in the area at the time

Nearly 50,000 people signed a petition calling for Maraku to be deported

Nearly 50,000 people signed a petition calling for Maraku to be deported

 



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