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Australia Alleged Islamic State terrorist Neil Prakash lands in Australia ahead of Darwin court appearance

03:21  02 december  2022
03:21  02 december  2022 Source:   abc.net.au

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The Australian Federal Police released images of Neil Prakash in custody. (Supplied: Australian Federal Police) © Provided by ABC News (AU) The Australian Federal Police released images of Neil Prakash in custody. (Supplied: Australian Federal Police)

Alleged Islamic State fighter Neil Prakash has been extradited from Turkey to Australia to face terror charges.

The 31-year-old Australian-born man is scheduled to face a Darwin court on Friday, where an application will be made to move him to Victoria.

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) said an investigation began in 2016 when Mr Prakash allegedly travelled to Syria to fight with Islamic State.

"The AFP will allege in court that the man committed a range of serious terrorism offences," the agency said in a statement.

"Given the matter is now before the court, no further comment will be made."

The AFP said there was no threat to the Australian community.

AFP Assistant Commissioner Nigel Ryan said Australian authorities were "relentless" in pursuing alleged criminals overseas.

"We do have significant players that are offshore that do cause us harm," he said.

"We can actually use our partnerships and use our footprint around the world to track these people down and bring them back here to justice."

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