No Bail for Young terror suspect

Terror suspect Haisem Zahab from Cherry Vale Place, Young who was arrested last year for allegedly supporting the terror group ISIS will remain behind bars until his next court appearance on March 7.

Zahab, 42, appeared before the Parramatta Local Court last Wednesday and had his bail refused by the court.

He will re-appear in Parramatta Local Court via video link on March 7.

The 42-year-old Australian-born electrician was charged in February 2017 with allegedly attempting to the research, design, and model a long-range missile and a guidance system for the missile and design a laser warning device for Islamic State.

AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin said the offences Zahab is charged with carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment under the  Commonwealth Criminal Code.

Zahab is in custody at the Goulburn Supermax Prison, currently Australia’s most secure prison within the NSW Correctional system.