“It’s understood the young student had attempted to flee the country on two separate occasions to travel to Syria in the Middle East but was stopped at the airport.” So he contented himself with preaching jihad on his school playground. Where are the people who listened to him? What are they doing?
“Counter-terrorism police investigate teenage playground preacher as fears grow of Islamic radicalism in school system,” by Cindy Tran, Daily Mail Australia, July 23, 2015:
A teenage boy suspected of leading Islamic extremist activities in the school playground is reportedly being under investigation by the counter-terrorism police.
The 17-year-old student from Epping Boys High School in north-west of the Sydney, has been a radical preacher there, but the sermons have since stopped, The Australian reports.
It’s understood the young student had attempted to flee the country on two separate occasions to travel to Syria in the Middle East but was stopped at the airport.
NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Murdoch has confirmed that an investigation is underway following the allegations.
‘We are conducting an investigation into an allegation that a young man is attempting to influence students in his school to adopt his extremist views,’ Mr Murdoch told the publication.
A NSW police spokeswoman could not confirm details into the investigation to Daily Mail Australia.
The revelation comes just months after two teenage brothers were detained at Sydney Airport by counter-terrorism authorities in March….