Media Release: Melbourne man charged for terrorism offences
Release Date: Thursday, September 13 2012, 04:46 PM
This is a joint AFP and Victoria Police media release
A 23 year-old Officer man is expected to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court this afternoon in relation to terrorism offences as part of an ongoing Joint Counter Terrorism Team investigation.
The individual has been charged with four counts of ‘Collecting or making documents likely to facilitate terrorist acts’, contrary to Section 101.5(1) of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth).
The maximum penalty for this offence is 15 years imprisonment.
As this is an ongoing investigation the AFP and Victoria Police will be making no further comment.
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