A major figure of Sydney’s underworld has been forced to stand in his underwear as police raided his home.
Former Bandidos national president Jason Fahey had his home in Five Dock in Sydney’s inner west raided by Raptor Squad officers during sweeping raids targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs.
Mr Fahey’s home was one of many raids carried out in Five Dock, Westmead, Earlwood and Wiley Park from May 24 to June 1.
He was not charged with any offence, and police did not provide specific details on whether anything was seized in the raid of his home
Across the entirety of Operation Patch, police seized two firearms as well as suspended one firearms licence and issued 36 consorting warnings.
According to NSW Police, the warning informs an individual they are associating with a convicted offender and that habitually consorting with convicted offenders is an offence.
“During the operation, officers attached to Raptor Squad served four firearm prohibition orders, searched 26 vehicles, and completed 13 compliance checks at homes of members and associates attached to the Hells Angels, Finks and Comanchero motorcycle gangs,” a NSW Police spokesperson said.
Video footage of the raid shows police pounding on Mr Fahey’s door, demanding he open it.
“Yeah, I’m coming,” he can be heard calling out from within the unit.
Officers then demanded he stand against the wall while they carried out the raid, to which Mr Fahey complied.
The ex-head of the Bandidos bikie group recently “patched over” to the Hells Angels as they plan to expand their operations throughout Sydney.
The move was seen as a major coup for the gang, with some figures expecting more bikies to join Hells Angels in his wake.
“There will be a lot of guys who will follow him,” a bikie insider told The Daily Telegraph.
“He is a big name.”