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A self-styled neo Nazi has been jailed for 10 years after planning to attack mosques on Merseyside.
42 year old Ian Forman was arrested after chemicals and explosives were found at his home.
Security has been tightened at two mosques when evidence was discovered they could have been the target.
A Nazi-sympathiser who planned to blow up a number of mosques has been jailed.
Ian Forman, of Birkenhead, was convicted of Engaging in Conduct in Preparation of Terrorist Acts contrary to the Terrorism Act 2006 at Kingston Crown Court.
Det Supt Ian Hassall from Merseyside Police says Forman had an obsession with Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.
A Nazi-sympathiser who planned to blow up a number of mosques has been jailed for 10 years. Ian Forman plotted to attack mosques in Merseyside and had built a bomb at his home in Birkenhead.
Forman first came to the attention of police in April 2013 while he worked as a receptionist at Manisty, a glass recycling firm in Ellesmere Port.
Colleagues found that he had been researching chemicals and explosive substances on the internet during work hours - a clear breach of company policy.