Man accused of terror plot in court

A MAN accused of a terrorist plot involving a public beheading is expected to apply for bail when he appears in a Sydney court on Friday.

22-year-old Omarjan Azari was arrested during sweeping pre-dawn terrorism raids in Sydney in September and is accused of conspiring with Islamic State member Mohammad Baryalei to execute a random member of the public.

Court papers from November suggest their plotting began on May 8, and the court heard Azari knew he was under police surveillance.


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Azari is in custody at Goulburn’s supermax prison.

His case is listed for mention at Central Local Court.

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