UPDATE DECEMBER 4TH 2018
It was a set up over a woman. The brother of an Australian Cricket player has set about to “frame’ Mr Nizamdeen. (Guardian)
October 19th Police drop charges – Released on bail on September 28 after spending four weeks behind bars.
At the successful bail application, prosecutor Christina Choi said there was no “conclusive” proof that the writing in the notebook was Mr Nizamdeen’s. (here)
Mr Nizamdeen’s costs application was set down for hearing on November 23 in Central Local Court.
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New South Wales Police have arrested and charged a twenty five year old IT Contractor from Sri Lanka, Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen with “preparing for a terror attack” after a notebook was found with details of significant landmarks and prominent publc figures in Sydney who the police allege are terror targets. Bail was not sought and was formally refused at Waverly Court.
Sydney University statement and some of the ensuing local media frenzy (9MSN)
Next Court appearance – October 24th, 2018
UPDATE – Sept 28th, 2018 – (NINEMSM)
“The case against him is extremely weak. Almost non-existent,” Mr Kheir said.
“We’ll be continuing with the fight until all charges are dropped and he is completely exonerated.”