A serial violent sex offender involved in the 1988 Sydney abduction of Janine Balding - who was raped and murdered - should stay in jail for now, a judge has been told.
Wayne Wilmot was ordered to spend another two years behind bars in 2019, despite having served his jail term.
That continuing detention order (CDO) expires on September 23, which led the State of NSW on Friday to apply for an interim detention order (IDO) in the Supreme Court.
Sydney woman Janine Balding (pictured) was raped and killed
The State wants him to stay behind bars until Justice Julia Lonergan can hear its application for Wilmot to be subject to an extended supervision order (ESO) on his eventual release.
Wilmot's extensive criminal history officially began with a sex attack on a woman walking through a park when he