One-time terror suspect from Australia refused entry in Singapore

Zeky Mallah was stopped at the airport on June 6, 2018. He was sent back to Australia the next morning, on the next available flight.
Zeky Mallah was stopped at the airport on June 6, 2018. He was sent back to Australia the next morning, on the next available flight.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE/10 NEWS

SINGAPORE - The first person in Australia to be charged under the country's terrorism laws has been denied entry into Singapore on account of his previous terror-related activities.

A Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) spokesman told The Straits Times that Zeky Mallah, 34, had arrived on a flight from Sydney on Wednesday (June 6) and was stopped at the airport.

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