Far-right Australian Senator Fraser Anning who blamed the New Zealand terror attack on Muslim immigration was egged at an event in Melbourne city on Saturday and slammed by the country's politicians for his comments.
The teenager was then taken away by the police and released without charge. The Victoria police were investigating the incident.
Anning was criticised on Friday after he said that the mosque shootings which left 49 people dead highlighted a "growing fear over an increasing Muslim presence" in Australian and New Zealand communities.
Twenty eight-year-old Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant is the prime suspect in the Friday massacre at two mosques. The right-wing extremist filmed himself while carrying out the rampage.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Anning's comments blaming the Islamic community for the shooting were "appalling and ugly and they had no place in Australia". The leader said the government would censure the senator.
"I do wonder if he's made Australians less safe overseas. That's another reason not to give this fool any more oxygen."
A change.org petition calling for Anning's expulsion from Parliament amassed about 250,000 signatures.
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