Police have dropped charges against a man known as “Mr Bondi”, who was arrested after swimming at the famous beach during the COVID-19 lockdown.

After a months-long legal battle, police today withdrew their case against Dimitri Moskovich.

Dimitri Moskovich - also known as 'Mr Bondi' - is wrestled to the ground by New South Wales Police officers.
Dimitri Moskovich – also known as ‘Mr Bondi’ – has had his charges dropped by police. (9News)

Mr Moskovich pleaded not guilty in July last year to charges of resisting arrest and failing to comply with a notice in a public place.

“This court has never seen a person less guilty than me,” Mr Moskovich said at the time.

The Eastern Suburbs local was arrested during the height of Sydney’s COVID-19 lockdown. (9News)

Police have agreed to pay Mr Moskovich’s $25,000 legal fees.

The Bondi local now plans to sue the force for unlawful arrest and assault.

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