Cricketer Usman Khawaja's brother jailed for attempting to frame a love rival ...

Cricketer Usman Khawaja's brother is jailed for attempting to frame a love rival with a fake terror plot Arsalan Tariq Khawaja was jailed for framing a co-worker with false terror plots Brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja jailed for four years six months  He admitted putting forged entries in a notebook of colleague Kamer Nizamdeen Khawaja said he was jealous of Nizamdeen's contact with a mutual female friend

By Australian Associated Press

Published: 01:19 GMT, 5 November 2020 | Updated: 01:36 GMT, 5 November 2020

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The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja has been jailed for at least two years and six months for causing a co-worker to be locked up in a maximum-security jail by framing him with false terrorism claims.

Arsalan Tariq Khawaja admitted forging entries in the notebook of his UNSW colleague Kamer Nizamdeen in August 2018 after being jealous of his contact with a mutual female friend.

The entries included death threats against then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and the governor-general, as well as lists to attack police stations, an Anzac Day ceremony, the Boxing Day Test match and landmarks including St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney.

Arsalan Tariq Khawaja (pictured with his brother Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja) has been jailed for attempting to frame a love rival with a fake terror plot

Arsalan Tariq Khawaja (pictured with his brother Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja) has been jailed for attempting to frame a love rival with a fake terror plot 

In the NSW District Court on Thursday, Judge Robert Weber jailed the 40-year-old for four years and six

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