Logan man Agim Kruezi sentenced over terror plot

UPDATE @ 1.00 PM | LOGAN man Agim Kruezi has been sentenced to 17 years and four months behind bars for planning a terror attack on Australian soil.

The 25-year-old pleaded guilty to preparing or planning for a terrorist act and preparing for an incursion into a foreign state.

The court heard Kruezi planned to carry out the attack on officers in retaliation for them cancelling his passport which stopped him from travelling to Syria to fight with a terror group.


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Kruezi was arrested six months later in counter terrorism raids in Logan in September 2014, where police uncovered a loaded rifle, a bow and arrow, an ISIS flag and ingredients to make molotov cocktails.

He’s been given a non-parole period of 13 years.

EARLIER @ 8.00 AM | A Logan man who bought a rifle and ingredients to make molotov cocktails for a terror attack on Australian soil is due to be sentenced today.

Agim Kruezi is expected to appear in Brisbane’s Supreme Court for the second day of his sentencing hearing.

The 25-year-old has pleaded guilty to preparing or planning for a terrorist act and preparing for an incursion into a foreign state.

Kruezi was arrested in counter terrorism raids in Logan in September 2014, six months after he was stopped from travelling to Syria to fight with a terror group.

He’s likely to be sentenced over the terror offences when the hearing continues in court at 10.00am this morning.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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