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Australian man is arrested after posting comments about the New Zealand terror attack which led police to seize weapons at his home

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 16/03/2019 Australian Associated Press

A man who allegedly posted comments online about the Christchurch terrorist attack has been arrested after a police raid led to a haul of weapons in his home. 

a man holding a pair of legs: A man who allegedly posted comments online about the Christchurch terrorist attack has been arrested after a police raid led to a haul of weapons in his home (stock image) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A man who allegedly posted comments online about the Christchurch terrorist attack has been arrested after a police raid led to a haul of weapons in his home (stock image) Officers swarmed the man's northern suburbs home on Friday, where they found a replica firearm, two flick knives, an expandable baton and a crossbow.

The 37-year-old has been charged with possessing a Class H replica firearm, four counts of possessing a prohibited weapon and one count of possessing prescribed equipment, South Australia Police said.

a close up of a gun © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The man's online comments come after Bryant Tarant, 28, allegedly stormed a mosque in Christchurch and opened fire on defenceless people attending prayers. 

Tarrant faced a New Zealand court on Saturday charged with murder a day after his rampage, which saw 49 people dead and more still fighting for life.

© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 37-year-old South Australia man has been refused bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Monday. 

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