An Auckland man has been convicted over ISIS-related activities in Auckland.
And you want refugees from Daesh central coming here?
An Auckland man has become the first person in the country to be jailed for possessing and circulating objectionable material related to extreme violence.
Imran Patel, 26, has been jailed for three years and nine months after pleading guilty to making, distributing and possessing videos depicting cruel violence perpetuated by terrorist group Isis.
As he was sentenced Patel stood up and screamed, “Tell John Key to stop being a slave to America!” He had to be pulled from the courtroom by security guards. He continued screaming as he was escorted to custody cells.
According to a summary of facts Patel was known to police to be an Isis sympathiser. He was one of two men with Isis sympathies sentenced in Auckland on Thursday.
His ISP network provider cautioned him about the content he was sending but he sent a second message to the same people, with a similar video showing prisoners being beheaded. An Isis logo was visible.
This prompted the network to bar his number from sending further messages.
He obtained another number and sent a further text to the same recipients chastising them for getting his number disabled.
“Remember that you are a Muslim so behave like one,” he texted them. Read more »