Former Gold Coast man jailed over embassy bomb threats

A JORDANIAN man who once called the Gold Coast home has been jailed for a year after threatening to blow up the Australian embassy in Amman and to kill tourists from this country.

Prosecutors say Ali al-Hasanat sent the threatening message on his Facebook page in January to the embassy.

A picture of a bullet was said to have been attached to the message.


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Sources close to the case are saying he is married to an Australian and had made the threats after an argument with her.

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