Anti-lockdown activist changed in Vic

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A Melbourne anti-lockdown activist has been charged with incitement.

Monica Smit, 31, filmed her arrest in her car in Brighton on Tuesday.

Police confirmed on Wednesday a 31-year-old Pakenham woman had been charged following an investigation into allegations of online incitement of people to breach the Victorian chief health officer's coronavirus directions.

After her arrest on Tuesday afternoon, officers searched homes in Hampton and Pakenham.

The woman has since been charged with two counts of incitement and three counts of breaching the Chief Health Officer's Directions and remanded to face Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

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