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Leniency For Terrorist Sympathiser Who Bashed His Mother And Threatened Police

A terrorist sympathiser who bashed his elderly mother and threatened police and government officials is better off in the community than in jail, a magistrate has said. Khodr Moustafa Taha, 35, of Brunswick, pleaded guilty to 10 charges, including using a carriage service to threaten, after he sent a series of tweets that included support for Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis between October and December last year. When Taha was interviewed by police he admitted to running the “Angel of Death” Twitter site and making threats to kill US President Barak Obama. He denied possessing child porn, but allegedly admitted to seeing the content online as well as visiting popular adult entertainment sites such as www.porn7.xxx that only show legal adult pornography videos.

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Source: www.adelaidenow.com.au

Police Must Be Protected: Magistrate

Magistrate Tony Murray yesterday said NSW judges have indicated in rulings that police should be protected in their duties.

“The superior courts have indicated police are not to be used as punching bags,” Mr Murray said in Albury Local Court when sentencing Jake James McEwan.

Mr Murray said McEwan’s behaviour towards police in February was disgraceful.

McEwan, 19, of Mate Street, appeared through a video link from Junee jail for sentencing on charges of resisting arrest, intimidating police and malicious damage.

“This is the first time you have spent any time in adult custody,” Mr Murray said.

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Source: www.bordermail.com.au