Media Statement: Arrest warrant obtained for Dr. Tareq Kamleh

Release Date: Thursday, June 18 2015, 11:43 AM

This is a joint media statement between the Australian Federal Police and South Australia Police.

The South Australian Joint Counter Terrorism Team has obtained an arrest warrant for Dr Tareq KAMLEH.

The warrant relates to alleged terrorism related activity, including offences of:

  • Membership of  a terrorist organisation: Section 102.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth).
  • Recruiting for a terrorist organisation: Section 102.4 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth).
  • Entering, or remaining in, a declared area: Section 119.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth).

As these matters are subject to an ongoing investigation, it would not be appropriate for police to comment further.

Should Dr KAMLEH return to Australia, this warrant authorises law enforcement to arrest him immediately.

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