'Bloody Nightmare': Connor Alforque reflects on Ben Roberts-Smith's defamation trial

Ben Roberts-Smith has told his defamation trial that he hired a private investigator to check whether his former girlfriend was having an abortion, just days after breaking down in court.

Australia's most decorated soldier has been suing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age & The Canberra Times for defamation after reports about alleged war crimes.

Our very own Chief Reporter Connor Alforque has reflected on the trial, telling viewers:


"Ben Roberts-Smith says he feels like he's in a 'bloody nightmare,' and when I met him a few months ago - that sentiment was written on his face."

The full trial could last for up to 10 weeks - we'll keep you updated with the latest information.

Watch the full report from Connor Alforque above.

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