#AceNewsReport – Breaking Update:AUSTRALIA:April.18: Police have charged an 18-year-old man with conspiring to plan a terrorist attack on Anzac Day following multiple raids across Melbourne on Saturday morning.
Sevdet Besim, of Hallam, appeared briefly in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday afternoon.
Sevdet Besim in the back of a police car after his arrest. Photo: Channel 9
In the hearing, which only lasted minutes, Besim, who was dressed in casual clothes, remained silent.
No application for bail was made and he was remanded in custody until a hearing on April 24.
This was followed by a gunman firing several shots in a Sydney shopping mall, who fled the scene of crime and remains at large.
No injuries have been reported as police cordoned off several blocks in the city center, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
This shooting followed news of Australian federal police arresting five Melbourne teenagers suspected of plotting to…
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