Friday, December 17, 2004

Innocent Melbourne man makes second bail bid

A Melbourne man accused of having links to Al Qaeda has made another application for bail.

Joseph Terrence Thomas, 31, of Werribee, was arrested in November and was initially refused bail by the Melbourne Magistrates Court.

It is alleged he was asked to work for Osama bin Laden in Australia after he trained with Al Qaeda in Afghanistan in 2001.

Rubish, just plain propaganda, fear-mongering, draconian nonsence from the HoWARd goverment's war agenda stink tank.

His lawyer told the Victorian Supreme Court there were exceptional circumstances why Thomas should be granted bail.

He said the Australian Federal Police interview with Thomas in Pakistan was conducted without a lawyer present and was unlikely to be admitted as evidence in an Australian court.

He told the court Thomas had been under close surveillance since he returned to Australia in 2003 and had done nothing illegal in that time.

The judge will hand down his decision on bail on Wednesday.

By Just Us 17 Dec 04


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