11:07 15 October
A terrorist just wanted to be 'a cool guy'
A terrorist just wanted to be 'a cool gu Melbourne
Ahmed Mohamed together with Abdullah Chaarani and Hamza Abbas planned a terrorist attack on Christmas Day setting of bombs at Melbourne's Federation Square in 2016 and were convicted. In a pre-sentence hearing today Mohamed told the Supreme Court, he wanted to be 'a cool guy' among other terrorists, as he couldn't pray and had blond hair, he did everything, that Muslims don't do. He started to learn abot Islam and Islamic State, which said, they did a lot of good deals and charity. In 2016 he supported Islamic State and thought it was right, but now he hates them, he says.
Ahmed Mohamed had already been arrested before, whan they tried to burn a mosque in Melbourne. Everyone of three men is about 20 years old and now they are going to spend their young years in jail.