Home and Away: Robbo revealed as a secret undercover cop in trial twist

The shocking truth about the amnesiac hitman's past is finally explained

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There’s a huge twist in Home and Away next week when Robbo learns his true identity as he stands trial for murder, and it’s revealed he’s not crazed assassin Beckett Reid but a federal police officer whose undercover assignment went drastically wrong.

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Convinced he’s facing jail for his crimes, Robbo’s court case gets off to a disastrous start when arch-enemy Ash testifies for the prosecution as revenge for his part in his unborn child’s death, despite pretending he’d give a testimony as part of the accused’s defence.

Desperately testifying on his own behalf, Robbo prays he’s done enough to persuade the jury he’s a changed man – but just as the verdict is about to be announced a team of federal agents storm the courtroom and whisk Robbo out of the dock and into a police van with no explanation!

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Back in Summer Bay, some very official-looking fellas in suits arrive at the police station and start erasing all files on Robbo/Beckett Reid. Local cop Colby Thorne deduces Robbo must have been caught up in something serious and properly high-level, and tells Tori Morgan to forget her friend ever existed.

Meanwhile, handcuffed Robbo is driven to a federal police warehouse facility and is told by officers the shocking truth – he is actually a federal officer called Ryan Shaw who went undercover as hitman Reid to track down the criminals who murdered his family.

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Reeling Robbo’s memories begin to return, as it emerges Reid’s violent past and trail of destruction was all fabricated as part of his cover story.

Now he knows he’s not a cold-blooded killer, can Robbo return to a normal life? And how will the Summer Bay locals react to the news?

Home and Away airs these scenes the week beginning Monday 14 May, showing weekdays on Channel 5 at 1.15pm and 6pm.

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