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Author Topic: Another Extremist Thwarted


Alcuin
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Another Extremist Thwarted
on: November 28, 2017, 11:39

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-28/man-charged-over-alleged-melbourne-new-years-eve-terrorism-plot/9199576
Police said they moved in today because he had been having face-to-face meetings about getting a gun.

Mr Ali, who police said was connected to other extremists, did not manage to obtain one, Deputy Commissioner Patton said.
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His motives and mental condition are unknown as yet, but he may be another nutter who thinks his daft religious tribe is under attack. Quote:
Mr Ali is an Australian citizen with Somalian parents.

"We were monitoring this person. He has been subject to our active investigation and at no stage did he access a firearm — albeit that was his intention," Deputy Commissioner Patton said....

He said Mr Ali had accessed documents produced by Al Qaeda, including a "guidebook" on how to commit a terrorist act and how to use firearms.

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