Sydney teenager to remain in custody over terror charges

Sydney teenager to remain in custody over terror charges


A teenage Sydney girl arrested over claims she plotted to join Islamic State will remain in police custody after an appeal from her father.

Sheikh Anis Abu Bakar was charged with providing material support to terrorism in May 2016 after police raided his house in Sydney.

Abu Bakar’s daughter, Anasia Abu Bakar, will continue to face a separ바카라ate trial at North Sydney Local Court when it resumes next month.

The teenager who was living with her sister in NSW is the first woman convicted in the alleged plot to join the terrorist organization, which says it aims to establish an Islamic state in Western areas of the world.

Anasia Abu Bakar and her mother, Abida, were in NSW in 2013 but disappeared.

The elder Abu Bakar was arrested in 2015 and remains in police custody.

Abu Bakar was found to have “s바카라사이트erious mental illness” in September, but police haven’t revealed whether the 17-year-old was aware he was being held in custody in July.

The father told the ABC his family was concerned for her, and that their daughter was “at the centre of something”.

“She is an innocent soul, she was just a child, she didn’t do anything,” he said.

“It makes it easier for me, more difficult for me to keep doing my job of caring for her.”

Abdul Hassan Abu Bakar said his family is not aware of his daughter’s alleged support for terrorism, but has taken the case “extremely seriously”.

A legal expert has criticised the way Sydney police were handling the case.

“She was under strict suspicion, so there were police investigations and police actions that were necessary,” Professor Alan Jones from the University of Sydney Law School said.

“The fact that they are using these tactics to get her back to custody is incredibly worrying.

“What it shows that police aren’t dealing with the proper level of 우리카지노risk.”

Topics: law-crime-and-justice, terrorism, government-and-politics, terrorism-and-islam, sydney-2000

First posted