Adam Whittington

Former soldier granted bail over botched child recovery in Lebanon

Child recovery specialist and former Australian soldier Adam Whittington has been ordered to pay $US20,000 ($26,000) in bail.

Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner, Channel Nine's 60 Minutes crew members and Whittington and his associates were accused of trying to forcibly take Ms Faulkner's children ā€” who were living in Beirut with her estranged ex-partner Ali Elamine ā€” and return them to Australia.