19/09/2007

Man In Court On Terror Charges

A man has appeared in court in London charged with terrorism offences.

Raingzieb Ahmed, 32, from Fallowfield in Manchester, was arrested at Heathrow Airport after arriving on a flight from Pakistan on September 10.

Mr Ahmed was charged with possessing three books containing information likely to be useful persons committing or preparing an act of terrorism and directing the activities of an organisation which was concerned in the commission of acts of terrorism.

These charges are alleged to have taken place between April 22, 2004 and August 24, 2006.

Mr Ahmed was also charged with being in possession of a rucksack containing explosives, between January 1, 2006 and January 24, 2007.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey via video link on October 5.

(KMcA)


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