Bombing plot is admitted.
A man from Hull has admitted plotting a terror bombing Terror bombing is a strategy of deliberately bombing civilian targets and strafing civilians in order to break the morale of the enemy and make its civilian population panic. in Australia.
Jack Roche Jack Roche or 'Jihad Jack' as he has been labeled is an Australian convicted on a charge of conspiring to commit an offence provided for by the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976, namely intent to endanger the lives of Israeli diplomats in Canberra (Australia's , 50, now an Australian citizen, changed his plea to guilty in a court today.
He said the al Qaida-linked plot was to bomb the Israeli Embassy in Canberra, Australia.
His change of plea ended his trial on its 10th day and allowed him to avoid further cross- examination.
Roche had pleaded not guilty at the start of the trial in Perth.
He faces a maximum punishment of 25 years in prison for conspiring to damage the embassy with explosives and harm diplomatic staff.
The plot was never carried out.
After Roche changed his plea, Justice Paul James Healy asked jurors to give their verdict as well.
The foreman later said the jury found Roche guilty.
Roche will be sentenced on Tuesday.
He said he met Osama bin Laden Osama bin Laden: see bin Laden, Osama. in Afghanistan in April, 2000.