Five Charged With Syria-Related Terrorism Offences

Two men and three women are to appear before Westminster Magistrates Court charged with Syria-related terrorism offences.

The men Ayman Shaukat, aged 27 of Pargetter Street, and Alex Nash, aged 21 of Bentley Road, were arrested last Tuesday, 09 June, along with Nash's wife, Yousma Jan aged 20, also of Bentley Road.

The two other women, Lorna Moore, aged 34 of Glebe Street, and Kerry Thomason, aged 23 of an undisclosed address, were originally detained in February and were on bail until today.

The five are facing a variety of charges, including preparing to travel to Syria to engage in terrorism, assisting others to travel and failing to disclose information about terrorism.


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