‘Pa­triot’ charged with ter­ror of­fences

The Myanmar Times - - World -

An Aus­tralian man with re­ported links to far-right ex­trem­ist groups was charged yes­ter­day with plan­ning a ter­ror­ist at­tack af­ter his Mel­bourne home was raided fol­low­ing po­lice fears of a “spe­cific threat”. The 31-year-old, named in lo­cal me­dia as Phillip Galea, ap­peared in court af­ter he was charged with plan­ning or pre­par­ing for a ter­ror­ist act and col­lect­ing or mak­ing doc­u­ments to fa­cil­i­tate an at­tack. Mr Galea told the Mel­bourne Mag­is­trates’ Court he would fight the charges.

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