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Accused female terror-recruiter 22 is confronted with prison life for alleged support to the Islamic State Hunter

Accused female terror recruiter, 22, is facing prison life for alleged support to an Islamic State hunter and helping him travel to a conflict area

  • Woman accused of recruiting Islamic State Hunter stood in front of a court in Melbourne
  • She is accused of having been in contact in 2015 with a terrorist from an Islamic state
  • She would later have helped someone go abroad to fight with the group
  • The charges against her bear a maximum of life in prison

A woman accused of having recruited a hunter from the Islamic State has been confronted with a court in Melbourne accused of terrorism.

She is accused of having been in contact with an Islamic State terrorist in 2015 and would later have helped someone abroad to fight with the group.

The 22-year-old from the southeastern suburb of Hallam appeared on Tuesday at Melbourne Magistrates Court, but cannot be named because she was a minor at the time of one of her alleged violations.

A woman accused of recruiting a hunter from the Islamic State has been confronted with a court in Melbourne accused of terrorism

A woman accused of recruiting a hunter from the Islamic State has been confronted with a court in Melbourne accused of terrorism

Legal documents claim that she was associated with a person who promoted or directed activities of Islamic State between February and March 2015.

In June of the following year, she is accused of recruiting someone for the terror group and providing services for a person who plans to perform hostile activities abroad.

The woman appeared at the dock in a black hijab and the court was told that she needed halal food while in custody.

Her lawyer said it was the first time the 22-year-old was behind bars.

She did not request a bail and was sent back on June 16 for a mention of the committal.

The charges against her bear a maximum of life in prison.

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