Gun drawn on Mokbel stepdaughter

Caroline Schelle
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MELBOURNE PAVILION WITNESSES

Tony Mokbel's stepdaughter Brittany McGuire had a gun pulled on her at a Melbourne boxing night

Gangland kingpin Tony Mokbel's stepdaughter sobered up and fled when a gun was pulled on her the night a Melbourne father was gunned down outside a fight night.

Craigieburn father Ben Togiai was shot and killed outside the match and two other men were seriously injured on March 1 last year.

Brittany McGuire told the Melbourne Magistrates Court a "skinny" man had drawn a gun on her at the Melbourne Pavilion in Kensington.

"I knew exactly what was happening to myself and I freaked out and that's when I became practically sober," Ms McGuire, the daughter of Tony Mokbel's former partner Danielle, said about the incident.

"A guy pulled a gun out on me," she said.

She told the court she was "very drunk" the night of the shooting and had also taken prescription medication.

But the fear of dying forced her to become "practically sober" and when the gun became stuck, she fled.

The 23-year-old was on medication including Xanax after Mokbel, who she calls her dad, was brutally stabbed at Barwon prison.

Ms McGuire was at the fight night with her partner Abdullah El Nasher. He is charged with Mr Togiai's murder along with Osamma Allouche.

The other co-accused Mikhael Myko and Ali El Nasher are also charged over the shooting.

Ms McGuire was forced to answer questions in a compulsory hearing about the fatal shooting.

She told the court she was with Mikhael Myko when the "skinny looking guy" pointed the gun at them.

Before the shooting broke out, Ms McGuire did not think there had been any animosity between the co-accused and men sitting at another table.

She was "in her own world" and repeatedly emphasised she was drinking that night.

Boxer Waleed Haddara fought on the main card the night of the match and won.

Mr Haddara was celebrating the win in his change room with shots of Chivas Regal when someone told him his son had become upset and he went to find him.

He said he was only concerned about his son and did not notice a body in the foyer of the building when he went outside.

"Are you seriously telling this court that you don't remember stepping over a body that had been shot," Prosecutor Neill Hutton asked Mr Haddara.

"Even if I did remember anything, it's not my business," he replied.

"It's not my problem ... I'm not a snitch."

The magistrate warned Mr Haddara if he refused to answer questions he could be in contempt of court and face charges.

Later Mr Haddara, who spent time in jail after accidentally shooting his cousin in the head, told the court he saw the body on the ground.

The hearing is expected to continue on Thursday.