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John Ibrahim accused of supervising a learner driver not showing L plates

‘That’s the last time I’ll get a lift with a learner driver’: Bizarre moment John Ibrahim’s mate’s luxury Audi is TOWED by the cops – after being pulled over without the L-plates on

  • Former nightclub boss has attracted the attention of NSW Highway Patrol police
  • Mr Ibrahim was allegedly a passenger in a car being driven by a learner driver
  • Police described Mr Ibrahim as the learner’s ‘supervisor’ which he has denied 

Nightclub identity John Ibrahim stopped traffic on Wednesday when the learner driver of a car he was travelling in was allegedly not displaying L plates. 

Mr Ibrahim had accepted a lift from a friend in a black Audi in Sydney’s eastern suburbs when highway patrol officers approached the vehicle. 

Other motorists and onlookers stopped to stare as the onetime King of the Cross was spoken to by police who allegedly discovered he had a suspended licence.

Nightclub identity John Ibrahim stopped traffic on Wednesday afternoon when the learner driver of a car he was travelling in was allegedly not displaying his L plates

Mr Ibrahim had accepted a lift from an acquaintance in a black Audi in Sydney's eastern suburbs when highway patrol officers approached the vehicle. Police had the vehicle towed

Mr Ibrahim had accepted a lift from an acquaintance in a black Audi in Sydney’s eastern suburbs when highway patrol officers approached the vehicle. Police had the vehicle towed

Other drivers and onlookers stopped to stare as the onetime King of the Cross was spoken to by police who allegedly discovered he had a suspended licence

Other drivers and onlookers stopped to stare as the onetime King of the Cross was spoken to by police who allegedly discovered he had a suspended licence

A New South Wales Police spokeswoman said Mr Ibrahim had been acting as a supervisor to the learner driver, whose vehicle was seized. 

Mr Ibrahim told Daily Mail Australia he had accepted a lift from a mate near Rose Bay shops but had not yet entered the vehicle when he was approached by police.

‘That’s the last time I’ll get a lift with a learner driver,’ he said.

The spokeswoman said Mr Ibrahim, the driver and the vehicle were all searched but nothing incriminating was found. 

‘About 1.10pm today a 48-year-old man was the passenger in an Audi SQ5 that was being driven along New South Head Road at Rose Bay when it was stopped by Eastern Suburbs Highway Patrol,’ she said. 

‘The vehicle came to police attention through the automatic number plate recognition system.

‘Officers spoke to the occupants and found the 48-year-old front passenger was supervising a learner driver.

Mr Ibrahim told Daily Mail Australia he had accepted a lift from a mate near Rose Bay shops but had not even entered the vehicle when he was approached by police

Mr Ibrahim told Daily Mail Australia he had accepted a lift from a mate near Rose Bay shops but had not even entered the vehicle when he was approached by police

A New South Wales Police spokeswoman said Mr Ibrahim had been acting as a supervisor to the learner driver, whose vehicle was seized. Pictured are L plates in the vehicle

A New South Wales Police spokeswoman said Mr Ibrahim had been acting as a supervisor to the learner driver, whose vehicle was seized. Pictured are L plates in the vehicle

‘That 48-year-old supervisor was was found to have a suspended licence.

‘He was issued with a suspension advice which formally advised him of his licence suspension.

‘The driver, passenger and vehicle were all searched with nothing of any interest found.

‘The vehicle has been seized by virtue of a Victorian District Court order. 

‘No further action was anticipated.’ 

Mr Ibrahim, who does not own the Audi, was last seen walking towards his Dover Heights home.  

Police said Mr Ibrahim was found to have a suspended licence. 'He was issued with a suspension advice which formally advised him of his licence suspension,' police said

Police said Mr Ibrahim was found to have a suspended licence. ‘He was issued with a suspension advice which formally advised him of his licence suspension,’ police said

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