Man arrested in Melbourne over plans to travel overseas for 'hostile activities'
A 29-year-old man who allegedly planned to travel overseas to engage in “hostile activities” has been arrested by counterterrorism police in Melbourne.
The Joint Counter Terrorism Team said they arrested the man at his Roxburgh Park workplace just after 8.30am (AEST).
Victoria Police said there was no ongoing threat to the community as a result of their investigation.
The man has been charged with “preparations for incursions into foreign countries for the purpose of engaging in hostile activities”.
Victoria Police said the arrest came as a result of Operation Kozjak, but was not related to any previous operational activity.
The man is due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.