Aussie teen charged with plotting to pack a kangaroo with C-4 for terror attack on police

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – One fine day in the Hundred Acre Wood, some friends thought it would be fun to pull a switcher-oo on Kanga and Roo, and replace Roo with Piglet to see what would happen.

Apparently, the moral to this lesson from Winnie the Pooh was lost on one Aussie.

He’s 19-year-old Sevdet Ramadan Besim from Melbourne.

Australian authorities say Besim and a teen from the United Kingdom planned an ISIS-style terror attack that involved the beheading of a police officer on Anzac Day.

That’s when Australia and New Zealand remember those who served and died in wars. It’s their equivalent to our Memorial Day.

Authorities say part of Besim’s plan would be very memorable if he had finished it.

It involved packing some C-4 explosives in the pouch of a kangaroo, painting the ISIS symbol on it, then letting the critter loose around police officers.

Police say Besim plotted online with the UK kid who was 14 at the time. That kid has pleaded guilty.

Australian police rounded up four other teens when they nabbed Besim.

He claims he wasn’t planning a terror attack.

This might be a case when we let a kangaroo decide the best way to deal with Besim and the others.