A Bangladeshi Muslim terrorist accused of a suicide plot to assassinate the Prime Minister Theresa May outside Downing Street, made a ‘sponsorship video’ to be sent to ISIS so he could join the terror group, a court heard today.
Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, was planning to blow up the front gates and then rush in with knives, pepper spray and an explosive suicide vest to kill the Prime Minister.
He was charged with preparing acts of terrorism following his arrest in Kensington where police say he allegedly was carrying homemade inert bombs on November 28.
He faces a six-week trial in June along with accomplice Muslim terrorist Mohammad Aqib Imran, 21, who have been trying to join ISIS and downloaded ‘How to survive in the West – a Mujahid’s guide’.
A Muslim terrorist who shared details of Prince George’s school on social media will go on trial in the spring.
Husnain Rashid, 31, made the post about the four-year-old prince on messaging app Telegram.
The British national, of Nelson, Lancashire, also planned to travel to Syria to join ISIS.
He was arrested on November 22 and charged with preparing acts of terrorism and assisting others to prepare acts of terrorism.
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Iftikhar Ali was aged 18, and living at home with his parents, at the time he sent terrorist material on his mobile phone.
He was arrested on March 10 last year over a payment of £140 via Western Union to a terrorist in Turkey, which he claimed in police interviews was for ‘charitable purposes’.
Examination of his mobile phone revealed Ali had an avid interest in ISIS with material including audio files of radical preacher Anwar al Awlaki, and images of executions.
A Muslim dentistry student who was ‘radicalized’ by his brother who became an ISIS suicide bomber has been jailed for 10 years for plotting a terror attack.
Dentistry student Mohammed Awan, 24, was convicted of preparing for an undefined attack after a three week trial at Sheffield Crown Court.
Awan, who was in the fourth year of his course at Sheffield University, was arrested by police in June after purchasing 500 ball bearings online.
The court heard he ‘adopted an outwardly innocent and respectable persona with the clear intention’ to ‘perpetrate a terrorist act without being detected.’
He also ‘rejoiced in the ritual executions and mutilation of other human beings being perpetrated by ISIS in the name of Islamic extremism’, the court heard.
Awan was found to possess a ‘significant volume’ of terrorist material, including advice on how to be a ‘sleeper cell’ in the West.
His brother Rizwan Awan, 27, killed 30 people in a bomb blast in Iraq in 2016.