Media Release: UPDATE: Major Sydney counter terrorism investigation; two charged

Release Date: Thursday, September 18 2014, 08:13 PM

Following today’s Joint Counter Terrorism Team raids across Sydney, further charges have been laid with a 24 year old man from Merrylands charged with possession ammunition without license and unauthorised possession of a prohibited weapon.

One man has appeared before the courts charged with conspiracy to commit acts in preparation of a terrorist act and financing terrorism.

Nine of those detained today have now been released as investigations continue.

Two women were issued future Court Attendance Notices.

Police stress that this investigation remains active with the principle focus on community safety and preventing any form of terrorist activity on Australian soil.

Previous media release: 15 people detained as part of major counter terrorism investigation

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