Alleged Bourke Street Killer Dimitrious Gargasoulas Speaks
The alleged Bourke Street killer has gone on a strange court rant blaming "the Illuminati" and claiming to have been set up because he holds the key to Freemasons treasure.
Dimitrious "Jimmy" Gargasoulas, 27, appeared via videolink in Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Friday for a mention hearing on charges unrelated to the January attack in Bourke St in the CBD.
He claimed to be under extreme stress, controlled by the government, set up and targeted because he held "the key to Freemasons treasure".
Despite attempts by the magistrate and his lawyer to cut him off, Gargasoulas went on, saying the stress had caused him to have a mental breakdown.
"It's not fair I've been controlled by the government," he said.
"All because I hold the key to Freemasons treasure, which is a very prosperous life for all mankind.
"I'm very sad for everything that's happened, but that's due to the Illuminati."
Gargasoulas's lawyer said she was waiting for material regarding his health to plead.
He is facing six charges of homicide and 29 counts of attempted murder over the Bourke Street incident in January, when he allegedly drove through the Melbourne CBD also injuring dozens of others.
When Gargasoulas last appeared in court via videolink in April on the unrelated charges, he claimed he was "not guilty" on those counts and that he was "the saviour".
His case was adjourned to July for further mention.