Liberal Party branch meeting descends into ‘unprecedented’ brawl at Arncliffe cafe. “To be honest I thought he was going to die.”

A New South Wales Liberal Party meeting has seen one man hospitalised after a brawl broke out at a café in Sydney’s south.A senior Liberal Party source said the clash was “unprecedented” and a “tragic internal shit fight brought about by the pettiness of politics”. Numerous people were seen running from Naji’s Cafe on Firth Street in Arncliffe after police were called just before 7:00pm.It is alleged an older woman was pushed to the ground during the incident, while a man in his 40s has been taken to St George Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.The NSW Liberal Party issued a statement condemning the behaviour.”The Party will fully cooperate with the police in relation to their enquiries. An internal investigation will also be undertaken and disciplinary action taken against those responsible,” the statement said. A senior liberal party source who did not want to be named said the fight was the result of an “internal power play”.

Source: Liberal Party branch meeting descends into ‘unprecedented’ brawl at Arncliffe cafe – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)