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.
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.
Three men have appeard in court charged with terrorism offences over an alleged plot to attack a rally by the English Defence League in Dewsbury last month. The men were arrested after their car was routinely stopped and searched on the M1 in South Yorkshire. Alison McKenzie reports.
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 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.