Australian who joined Kurdish forces in Syria sent home

Melbourne: An Australian who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against Islamic State militants in Syria has returned to Australia where he was questioned by police after being deported from Germany.

Ashley Dyball was met by Australian Federal Police at Melbourne Airport late last night and interviewed for four hours before he was released to his family early today morning.

His lawyer Jessie Smith told Australian Broadcasting Corp that Dyball he was interviewed and “released without charge pending further inquiry.”

Australian Federal Police said in a statement: “The public can rest assured that any Australian who is identified as a threat to security will be investigated by the relevant agencies.