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Sydney man sentenced to 17 years over IS-inspired shooting

AP  |  Sydney 

A man who provided a revolver used to kill a state police employee in an Islamic State group-inspired attack in in 2015 was sentenced today to 17 years in prison.

Farhad Jabar, 15, was shot dead by police moments after he killed with a 0.38 as the walked from the state police headquarters in central after work.

Talal Alameddine, 25, refused to stand for Justice who sentenced him in the Supreme Court to serve a minimum 13 years behind bars.

New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, has criminalized refusing to stand for a after several Muslim defendants remained seated in court on religious grounds.

had pleaded guilty to recklessly possessing an object connected with a terrorist act and supplying a pistol. The maximum penalty for each offense is 30 years in prison.

provided the gun to Raban Alou, 20, who passed it on Jabar. The court could not determine whether had sold the gun or gave it away. Alou was sentenced in March to 44 years in prison for his role.

A note found on Jabar's body said he had "come to put terror in your hearts" through violence for the

"You all are being watched 24/7, while you are asleep, awake, planning," the note tendered to court said.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 16:55 IST
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