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Two to face court over attack on modified wheat

Two women will face court for their part in a Greenpeace attack on a genetically-modified wheat trial in Canberra in July.

The women aged 47 and 34, from Sydney, used bush cutters to damage the crop being grown at the CSIRO experimental station in Ginninderra.

They will be charged in the ACT Magistrates Court with offences including trespass and damaging Commonwealth property.

The charges come after ACT conducted extensive inquiries into the incident and obtained search warrants in New South Wales.

The Greenpeace headquarters in Ultimo was one of the places police searched and uncovered evidence still being reviewed.

Police believe more people were involved in the incident.

Investigations are continuing.

Image: The Courier Mail

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