Man charged over rapes, possessing and making child exploitation material, torture

A man has been charged with 168 offences, including 29 counts of rape, after he returned to Australia from Thailand last night.

The 42-year-old was arrested on Tuesday night by Queensland police.

Police alleged the offences were committed on the Gold Coast between 2003 and 2005.

The man was charged with a wide range of offences, including rape, the possession and making of child exploitation material, indecent treatment of a child under 16, torture and deprivation of liberty.

He will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning.

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