Oct 19, Sydney: A Sri Lankan university student wrongly accused of a terror plot to assassinate former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull plans to sue the police for 'unforgivable' treatment after the prosecution dropped terror charges against him, AAP reported.
Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen, 25, was charged with creating a document in connection with preparing for a terrorist act but was released on bail on September 28 after spending four weeks behind bars.
The prosecutors withdrew the terror charge against Mr Nizamdeen, who was a contract worker at the University of New South Wales, on Friday. He was not present in Sydney's Central Local Court on Friday when prosecutors withdrew the charge.
His lawyer, Moustafa Kheir, said he would apply for his legal costs as well as take action in the NSW Supreme Court.
"What authorities have done to this young man is absolutely unforgivable," Mr Kheir twas quoted as saying to the reporters outside the court.
"We will be seeking justice for him in the NSW Supreme Court.
"It's a terrible experience, as a young man who has done everything right in life, he has gone through supermax jail in unforgivable circumstances."
Mr Nizamdeen's costs application was set down for hearing on November 23 in Central Local Court, his lawyer told reporters.