By Sarah Keane • 28 November 2020 • 18:52
QUEENSLAND man arrested for allegedly plotting to carry out a “violent” terror attack in the region
A 29-year-old Bundaberg resident was arrested on Friday, November 27 under suspicion of planning a “violent” terror attack in Queensland, Australia. According to police, the man was nabbed when electronic documents were found “indicating a desire to undertake acts of violent extremism.”
The Australian Federal Police and Queensland Police allege the man was planning to “undertake a terrorist act in the Bundaberg region and had sought firearms training.”
“Investigators became concerned about threats thee man allegedly made towards a member of the public and executed a search warrant at a property in Kepnock on November 3,” a joint statement said.
The alleged terrorist, who faces a life sentence if convicted, is expected to answer charges of preparing for a terror attack in the region at Brisbane Magistrates Court on Saturday, November 28.
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