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‘Dark Story’ of How Islamic State Recruiter Neil Prakash Could Walk Free

Australia’s Islamic State recruiter Neil Prakash remains an elusive and fortuitous rogue.

Since he entered Syria in late 2013, the wannabe Melbourne rapper turned jihadi quickly became one of Australia’s most wanted terrorists.

Despite the best attempts of the US-led coalition to kill him, including a now infamous 2016 air strike which had US and Australian intelligence officials wrongly proclaiming him dead, Prakash is very much alive.

Not only is Prakash still breathing, the 27-year-old who brazenly encouraged massacres and lone wolf style attacks in Australia and the US may unwittingly end up delivering Canberra an embarrassing slap in the face.

Read more at 9 News

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