Brother of Bourke Street attacker pleads guilty to preparing for terrorist act

Ali Khalif Shire Ali, now 22, tried to buy a gun for planned New Year’s Eve attack in Federation Square, Melbourne

The brother of the man who stabbed the Melbourne cafe owner Sisto Malaspina to death has pleaded guilty to preparing for a New Year’s Eve terrorist attack in the city.

At a supreme court of Victoria hearing on Wednesday, Ali Khalif Shire Ali, 22, pleaded guilty to one charge of preparing for a terrorist act, his lawyer, Jarrod Williams, confirmed.

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Source: The Guardian
Brother of Bourke Street attacker pleads guilty to preparing for terrorist act