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Night. I' m Danielle Post.....from

everyone here, Good night. This program is captioned live.

Hello. I'm Tracy Grimshaw. Welcome

to A Current Affair. Coming up -

married to a monster - our

exclusive interview with the wife

of triple murderer Max Sica.

First - for decades, we've reported

on the terrible toll of drink-

driving, and now drugs are the new

focus on our roads. Tonight, we can

tell you the results of a major

investigation that pinpoints the

suburbs where most drug-drivers

back. live, and how police plan to fight

They're the doped-up drivers who

share our roads, and these are the

exclusive videos of the drivers who

police have pulled from behind the

wheel before they get the chance to

wreak any carnage.

Under the influence not of alcohol, but just about anything else.

Amphetamines, cannabis,

prescription drugs, GBH - you name

it, and they've been caught using

it. It is a significant issue for

us as Australians in terms of the

illicit drug use across illicit drug use across our nation.

Victoria's assistant commissioner

for road policing, Bob Hill, says

police have never been better armed

to drive those who are off their

heads, off our roads. We conduct

those tests at all times of the

night and morning. Now, for the

ninety-first time, we can reveal

exactly where they live, after a 4- month freedom of information

investigation uncovered where the

problem areas are. And it's the

capital cities that are snaring

more and more people, who are so

drugged up, they're not only

incapable of driving, they can't even follow simple instructions.

Others try every excuse under the sup.

more clear-cut. Case closed, and others are even

1,006. 1,007. 1,008... Earlier this year, Inspector Martin Boorman

showed us a standard impairment

test. What are you looking for?

What I'm looking for is if you sway,

if you move your arms to balance.

That would make it easier to

balance if I was like that. Yeah.

If your foot drops... It's usually

pretty clear-cut... 8,000. 9,000.

10,000. (BLEEP). First step from

one... the heel-to-toe position - that's

Our investigation revealed, in

Queensland, drug-drivers largely

come from Brisbane and its outlying

suburbs - from Caboolture in the

north, to Regents Park in the

southern suburbs. There's a lot of

it going around, mate, you know?

Wherever you go, really, everywhere

you go. Southport and Bellbird Park

ranked equal-second in the number

of drug-drivers apprehended in the

last 12 months. But it was

Deception Bay, to the city's north,

and Eagleby in Brisbane's south-

east, that topped the list of

Queensland drivers detected with

drugs in their system.

Understandably, that has locals

worried. Probably not much for the

young kids to do, and it is sort of

in between Brisbane and the Gold

Coast. It's a terrible place, like

if you're driving on the road and

random people don't know how to

drive. It's horrible. In NSW, it's

Sydney's west that has the biggest

concentration of convicted drug-

drivers. I think it's a sad

statistic. However, I also think it

is a widespread problem.

Specifically, the suburbs of Mount

Druitt, Whalan and St Marys are hot

spots for drug-driving - equal-

third in the state for the number

of residents who've been detected

really under the influence. I've never

really felt in danger here. I've

lived here for 40 years. I've never

had any problems. It's a bit

intimidating to know that.

Fairfield and Blacktown also in the

west, featured among the state's

worst. While outside Sydney, the

town of Orange was the worst

regional hot spot. But watch out

when you're driving through

Doonside - that had the most number

of drivers detected with legal and

illegal drugs in their system

throughout the state. Wipe throughout the state. Wipe

themselves out. Don't care. Hurt

someone else, give them the maximum.

In Victoria, drug-drivers are

grouped by postcodes. The border

town of Wodonga had the most. But

it was Melbourne drive whroors

counted for far and away the bulk

of those detected - postcode 3047,

including the northern Melbourne

suburbs of Broadmeadows, Dallas and

Jaca in, a, was ranked fifth-worst.

Postcode 3030, including Derrimut,

Point Cook and Werribee to Melbourne's south-west, recorded

third-highest number of drug-

drivers, equal with an area just

north of the state's capital,

including Craigieburn, Donnybrook

and mickline. But Reservoir, a sec

single suburb, was the second-worst

of its kind for where drug-drivers

live. I've been living here for

over 30 years. It's definitely not

a surprise. If I have to share the

road with a drug-driver, it's very

risky for me. You're rifrging your

life and other people's lives. It's

not worth it. Our freedom of

information investigation rap into

a brick wall in Western Australia,

where official figures simply

weren't available. And in South

Australia, we were quoted thousands

upon thousands of dollars for even

the most basic of results. But the

results in other mainland states

paint a frightening enough picture

of just how widespread the issue of

drug-driving is, no matter where

the drivers are apprehended. We are

disturbed as a policing agency to

find some people, the extent of

which they are affected by alcohol

and drugs - don't use illicit drugs.

But if you do use illicit drugs,

motor car. don't get behind the wheel of a

(SILENCE)

It was a crime that outraged the

nation - the murders of the three

Singh children at the hands of Max

Sica. Tonight, Sica's wife and his

family raised serious questions about the police investigation, and

claim the wrong man was sent to

jail for life. Here's Amanda Paterson's exclusive report.

Did he ever put his hands around

your throat? No. Never. Has he ever

attempted to strangle you in any

way? No, never. A ferociously

protective wife, hell-bent on

getting her husband out of jail.

She claims you and Max were arguing

and, to subdue you, he had to block

off the blood supply to your neck.

Police said his distress at

discovering the bodies was nothing

more than a sham. I think you can

clearly see the video footage.

Police say they were crocodile

tears. A brother angry, his family

has been torn apart. She said Max

spoke to her and said that he knew

how to dispose of a body. He'd

learned that. Well, he didn't do a

very good job, then, did me? Why

wouldn't you simply torch the place

and walk out? Sadly, the three

murdered Singh children have taken

the truth to their graves. Now,

convicted killer Max Sica's

recollection is all we have to go

by - speaking exclusive 3 A Current

Affair before he went to jail.

Knocking on the front door, and

there was no answer. Then the dog

ran upstairs. I need the police.

You there? Yes. I need the police.

When I got to the top of the stairs,

I noticed two, um... Ah...

Bloodstains, basically. It looked

like a trail of blood coming from two different rooms.

But tonight, Max Sica's brother,

clod you, will reveal the identity

of a new killer, never questioned

by police. You know the truth. This

is a murder mystery like no other.

A convicted criminal... They were

asking me, um, who I killed first

and how I killed them and who I put

in the bathtub first... Forbidden love...

Why did he lie? Naturally he was

heartbroken. He wanted to win her

back. Family secrets... We knew

that they were swingers. Domestic

violence. He said he's waiting for

me to come back, and he will cut me

up. Extramarital affairs. Dad has

lately been sleeping with six or

seven women continuously. And what

a jury found to be the ultimate

crime of passion. I got three bodies in a bathtub.

Do you believe it's a homicide?

Yeah, I think so. Was Max Sica a

suspect when you met him? Yes, he

was. Shiv Sica's support for her

husband has never waivered. You

must have had a worry, in the back

of your mind, "Can I trust him?"

Yes. Yes, I did. Sentenced this

month to one of the longest jail

terms in Australia history. Has he

ever hit you? Never. Do you believe

he's violent? No, he's not. Never

been violent towards you or

Nakeisha? No. Three consecutive

life sentences for the brutal

killings of his ex-girlfriend

Neelma Singh, her younger brother

18-year-old Kunal, and their baby

sister, Sidhi, just 12. A lot of

people do believe you married a

monster. Mm-hmm. And that's understandable. In sentencing Max,

Justice Byrne said "These are

brutal, horrific crimes in the

worst category of murder." you have

no remorse whatsoever? How could

you have remorse for something you

didn't do? He strangled Neelma with

both hands, using sustained pressure for about a minute,

intending to kill her. That was

never actually proven at all. He

disfigured her face with a garden

fork. Mm-hmm. Well, that's if you

believe that he did it. He murdered

Kunal and Sidhi so that they

wouldn't tell that he murdered

Neelma? Well, if they were asleep,

like the police allege, why would

you have to murder them? You would

simply just leave the premises. You

wouldn't have to go murder them,

would you? He put the three of them

into the spa bath, where Kunal

ended up drowning. The, um, autopsy

results had showed that, despite

him being unconscious, the blow

that he had received - he would

have, you know, unfortunately lost

breath, you know, within a couple of minutes anyway.

This is Max Sica taking detectives

back through the crime, retracing

his steps to finding the three

bodies in the bathroom spa. He cries...

He get angry...

And he collapses in tears, again.

Police deputy buy any of it. Sica

was their man, and sooner or later,

they thought he'd break.

This is me and my Dad when I was a

little girl. You gave this to Daddy

for his first Father's Day. Max

Sica's daughter, Nakeisha, is six.

He only went away from me when I

was two years old. Sica's brother,

Claudia, vowing to bring her father

home. They made him out to be a

callous murderer. Is he a callous

murderer? No. Nowhere near it. Max

loved those children as if they

were his own. He loved Neelma with

his heart. Tonight, this family

wants to convince you, the court of

public opinion, that as you watch

this story, an innocent man is

rotting behind bars. So when the

children were murdered, Max Sica

was here with you? Max was in bed.

So what, police didn't believe your

story? I believe that the police

just chose to believe what they

wanted to believe. Contradictory

evidence, they claim, was never

shown at the murder trial. There

were six fingerprints found on the

bedhead on Neelma Singh, and a few

found on the outside windows, and

the police again were asked, in

committal, "Did you ever find out

whew?" They said, "No." When asked,

"Why didn't you pursue that?" He

said because of cost. Anything else

beside fingerprints? There was a

blood earprint that did not max Max

or the Singh family, so who did

belong to? Max Sica's feet are 10.5.

A pair of size 8s were found on the

house. Why wasn't DNA done on the

cup? The Singhs said it didn't

belong in their household, yet it

was found in Neelma's room. Crucial

witnesses, the family say, were

never called. So the testimonies of

how many witnesses do you think

weren't taken into account? I

believe over 30 witnesses. When you

met him, did you know about his

criminal past? Ah, yes, I did. He

did tell me about it. Did you know

he'd been jatoo jail? Yes, I did.

Did you know what sort of crimes

he'd been sent to prison for? Yes,

I did. And still you jumped in? Yes,

I did. With friends like Andrea

Bowman being cross-examinedise at

his triple murder trial earlier

this year, Max Sica didn't need

enemies. Andrea claims he put his

arms around her neck. She claims a

lot of things. Max Why would he say

that if he was the real killer? He

would know where he killed him,

wouldn't he? She claims he talked

about watching the life go out of

someone's face as he strangled them.

I believe that he didn't say it.

She says Max Sica told her, "Do you

know how hard it is to kill someone

when they say 'Please don't, please

don't'?" No matter how much you is

love someone, if you've got the

voice in you to say "Please don't,

please don't," don't you think, if

you've got your sibling next to you

in the next room, you would scream

at the top of your voice?

Clod you Sica claims no one person

could have carried out the three

murders alone. He believes it was a

family business deal gone horribly

wrong. So you think it was someone

who had a - A payback. Payback to

Vijay Singh? Yep, correct. Because

he's done the wrong thing by them,

that person killed his children?

That's correct. You've given that

to police, that story? The police

know it. They choose to ignore it.

Claudia is now offering a $270,000

reward for information that will

prove his brother's innocence.

Innocent until proven guilty is

just a nice phrase in the legal

textbook, because you're guilty

till you prove yourself innocent.

Right now, Max Sica is in jail for

35 years. Are you prepared to wait

for him? Yes, I am. How old will

you be when he gets out? I would be

maybe 70. By then, Nakeisha will, I

guess, have to know where her dad

is. What will you tell her? I'll

tell her the truth. If the Singhs

were here, what would you say to

them? Well, naturally I'm very,

very sorry for their loss. Even

though I've never met them, but I

feel like I know the children personally. I know that they

believe that Max is the killer, but

Max and I, OK, we've always prayed

for those three children, and we

will continue to do so. We'll never

stop doing that.

Next week, Max Sica's legal team

will lodge an appeal against his

triple murder conviction.

Time for a change of pace now. They

are now one of the most expensive

items in the supermarket, so

heavily priced they're even kept

under lock and key. Now, meet the

razor industry rebel who claims he

can cut a better deal for Aussie families.

Choose your Gillette super-speed

razor! A razor for the change in

your pocket? Those were the days.

As much as $20 a month. If you get

the cheaper ones, they don't do as

well. I spend at least $20 a week

on razors. Quite expensive, yeah.

It seems a close shave doesn't mean

a cheap save. Personally, I'm

continually shocked by the amount

that I'm handing over to buy razor

blades. Matthew Levey from Choice

says prices are likely to remain

high when there's only a few major

suppliers. Gillette owns 66% of the

global market share. But that could

be about to change. Never pay full

price for razors again. The only

thing you have to lose is the hair

off your face. Paul Dabrowa is from

OzDollarShave.com, a new Australian

website where you can buy no-frills

razors online. We deliver a product

that's high-quality. We deliver it

straight to your door for 70% off

the retail price. Consumers sign up

to receive a delivery of razor

blades once a month. What's the

quality of the razors like? They're

brand-name quality. We get them

direct from factories that make brand-name-quality razors. While

they may have a quirky video,

complete with a fighting koala,

there are two big questions: "How

much will these no-frill razors set

you back? And are they any good?"

Their basic shaver comes with a

razor handle and five karlterages a

month. That will cost you $1, plus

$3 in postage and handling. For

their middle of the range 3-blade

razors, you'll pay just under $7

with Oz Shave, including postage,

receiving four cartridges a month.

This head is extra special, for men

and women, and has an ultra-weight

range of motion so, you can shave

every part of your body. The 5-

blade Rolls-Royce version are

expensive in store, you can pay up

to $30 for a set of replacement

cartridges. Online, you'll pay just

$10 a month for three cartridges.

Oz Dollar Shave stands by the

quality of their product - they say

it's just as good as the big brands.

I guess the big question here is,

are people willing to give

something else go? Razors are one

of those things where people get

comfortable with a brand, get used

to shaving a certain way. They may

be reluctant to try a new product.

In a statement to A Current Affair,

Gillette, which is owned by

producter and gamble, says it

respects all competition, and that

costs are vastly different in

Australia compared to other markets across the world.

across the world. It also points

out their blades are the result of

more than eight years of scientific

study. In the United States, a

similar shave club received 12,000

members in the first 48 hours of

opening. So will Aussies embrace

this online shaving revolution?

Australians have been ripped off

for over 20 years. It's time that

there's a revolution in shaving.

For more information on that story,

you can visit our website.

We'll be back with more of A

Current Affair in just a moment.

Hey, Stella, excited about the new

year? Well, we're repeating prep,

actually. Really! Yeah, we're fine

with that. Alana's been picked for

the 'gifted and talented' program.

Ha, ha! Aren't they funny! Whoa!

How do you know which one's yours?

They all look the same. Ever since he stopped

he stopped work, I have had to hear

about every single thought that

enters his big, crazy head. You

love his big, crazy head. In

moderation. You're surrounded by

beer and you go around punching

people. And you want shared custody

of our children. This life, babies,

kids, it's not you. It's amazing

what you'd do if you if you find

out your manager's screwing your

wife. I have a court case in a

month. I want full custody. They

reckon I can't look after my own

kids. I could lose everything. Kids

don't form memories 'til they're

three-years old. You'll be long

gone by then. You said you wanted a

fight, so fight! 50% custody. I

won't settle for less. Booya! We've

got show-and-tell at your child's

school. Who? Are you drunk? Oops!

Say goodbye to mum or dad. Did she

look at us? Oh yeah!

Tomorrow on 'Today' - the lovebirds

spurring each other on to gold in

London. And Jason Bourne is back.

Don't miss the fun, live from London on 'Today'.

Welcome back. Now, a father's

desperate stunt to get off the dole

and get a job. Mark Rayson wants

work to support his family, and

he's telling as many people as he can.

I'm raring to go. Meet the man

who's going to extreme lengths to

get a job. Anything. I'd do

anything. Mark Rayson was working

as a motor mechanic up till an

accident two years ago. I cut the

main 10den in my finger. It was 95%

of the way through. I had an

operation on that. He's been on the

dole ever since. It's been very

tough for not just me, me partner,

and the two kids - they've got to

be fed, clothes. That's why I've

decided I have to do something.

Having had no success with

employment agencies, he's taken

matters into his own hands. After

pulling one of the doors off the

bedrooms, I saw, "There's me

perfect sign." Painted up a sign,

and hit the road. Armed with

resumes, he's sut up on the Princes

Highway at Geelong, hoping a

potential employer will come

knocking at his door. E-- knocking

at his door. Why is it so important

to you to get back in the

workforce? To be employed, to have

a full-time job, and to look after

me family. What job won't you do?

I'll do anything. His partner,

Pauline, is backing him all the way.

He is a hard worker at heart. Works

well with a team. And is wanting to

get out there and give it a go. I

think it's very sad that it gets to

that level. Radio 3AW's Neil

Mitchell. When jobs are desperate,

you only get them by chasing them

in the right way, and presenting

yourself in the right way. I will

stay here day after day after day

until someone gives me that full- time job.

Very best of luck to him. If you've

got a job for Mark, send us an

email or give us a call.

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