A MUSLIM cleric has been found guilty of leading and being a member of a terrorist organisation in Australia's biggest terror trial.
Jurors today found Abdul Nacer Benbrika, 48, was a member of a Melbourne terror cell.
Defence lawyers argued the men were not terrorists, but young men learning about Islam from a self-styled sheikh who, "couldn't organise a booze-up in a brewery"*.
Benbrika's lawyer Remy Van de Wiel said his client was an unworldly man who thought it was possible to drive to Tasmania.
Somehow I find that a rather silly idiom to use for a muslim who, as we all know, is forbidden to have any connection with alcohol.