Dewsbury EDL terror plot

The sentencing begins today for six men who have pleaded guilty to preparing to carry out an attack on a rally of the right wing group the English Defence League in Dewsbury.

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Terror attackers' car discovered only because 'it was uninsured'

Police only managed to catch the EDL terrorist attack plotters because a traffic officer impounded their car because it was uninsured.

A traffic officer stopped Jewel Uddin and Mohammed Khan on the M1 as they travelled back to their home town, Birmingham.

Checks were made on their Renault Laguna, which came up as being uninsured, and so the car was impounded.

It was only two days later that staff at the pound near Sheffield looked at the contents of the Renault and found the gang's arsenal.

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EDL attack plan failed as Dewsbury rally ended early

A plan by Islamic extremists to target the English Defence League fell apart because the gathering in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, finished earlier than expected.

EDL supporters protest on the streets of Dewsbury last June Credit: ITV Calendar

Police and security services had no intelligence about the planned attack on June 30 last year, although one of the would-be killers was under surveillance in relation to another terrorist plan.

Six men have pleaded guilty to a plot to attack the march. Credit: ITV Calendar

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