PhD student arrested for plotting terrorist attacks in Sydney

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Police on Friday arrested a PhD student at the University of NSW after a notebook allegedly filled with ISIS inspired terrorist ideology was discovered.

 

The notebook, reportedly belonging to 25-year-old Sri Lankan national, Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen, also contained locations and individuals that would be the subject of an alleged terrorist plot.

Michael McTiernan, Detective Superintendent AFP said, police acted swiftly in arresting Nazmdeen after an employee of the university handed the notebook over to police.”

“Any of the planning was into the future,” McTieran said. “There is no ongoing threat to the community.”

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