Aussie charged with planning to engage in terrorism overseas

The 29-year-old was arrested at his Roxburgh Park workplace in the city’s north shortly after 8.30am on Thursday.

He is set to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday charged with preparing for an incursion into a foreign country for the purpose of engaging in hostile activities.

No further arrests are expected, but the investigation is ongoing.

“Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police would like to reassure the community there is no ongoing threat against the Victorian community as a result of this investigation,” a statement from state and federal authorities said.


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