Lindt Cafe in Sydney with flowers

An Ex-Cop Shares The Real Story Behind The Lindt Cafe Siege

“It was so much bigger than what the public think it was”

Former NSW Police Office Danny Mikati was at the centre of the Lindt Cafe Siege. His team were a pivotal part of the operation, tracking down the identity of gunman Man Haron Monis.

In this episode of Crime Insiders: Detectives, he tells host Brent Sanders what happened behind the scenes as this tragic event unfolded:

Danny explains how there was evidence of multiple devices around key icons in Sydney, and that discussions were had around whether they’d need to evacuate the city.

“You’re briefing the Prime Minister by the hour”

Listen to the full episode to hear Danny unpack this hostage situation in intense detail:

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