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Terrorism plot couple to be sentenced

Mohammed Sajid Khan Credit: Calendar news

A Bradford man and his wife will be sentenced today on terrorism charges. Thirty three year old Mohammed Sajid Khan and his thirty eight year old wife Shasta are believed to have been about to build an explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

They will be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court.

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Bradford terror plot man to be sentenced tomorrow

Mohammed Sajid Khan, from Bradford, along with his wife Shasta Khan, has been convicted of taking part in a terrorism plot. He pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing - his wife was found guilty today.

The couple are believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

However, their plot was prevented by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit. The couple, of Foster Street, Oldham, are now due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow.

Bradford man guilty of terrorism

Mohammed Sajid Khan from Bradford is believed to have been in the early stages of building an improvised explosive device to target Jewish communities in Manchester.

Between March and July 2011, he and his wife began to access online bomb-making manuals and bought products which could be used to build an explosive device.

His plot, planned with his wife Shasta Khan, was discovered by officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit.

They are due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow. Mohammed Sajid Khan pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism at an earlier hearing.

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BREAKING: Kirklees terror suspect released

A 43 year old man from Kirklees in West Yorkshire, arrested last week as part of a major counter terrorism investigation has been released without charge. Three men have appeared in court charged with terrorism offences over an alleged plot to attack a rally by the far right group,

the English Defence League in Dewsbury last month. Three more, all from the West Midlands, remain in police custody. The men were arrested after their car was routinely stopped and searched on the M1 in South Yorkshire on Saturday.

Three charged with Terrorism offences

Three men from Birmingham have been charged with offences under the Terrorism Act. It's after a man from West Yorkshire and six others from the West Midlands were arrested last week.

Four other men held in connection to this investigation remain in custody. Officers have until Wednesday evening (11th) to charge, release or apply for a warrant of further detention for three of these men, and until Thursday evening (12th) for the fourth.

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