Man in court accused of terror offences

Abdul Rahman Benhammedi, 20, from Whalley Range in Manchester, is charged with the possession of an article for a purpose connected with terrorism, contrary to section 57(1) of the Terrorism Act 2000.

Manchester man appears in court over terrorism offence

A British-Libyan man has appeared in court accused of a terrorism offence.

Abdul Rahman Benhammedi, 20, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court accused of possession of an article for a purpose connected with terrorism.

The charge relates to a USB memory stick containing sniper training manuals, the court heard.

Benhammedi, from Whalley Range, was stopped at Manchester Airport on July 4 as he returned from Libya.

The court heard that he holds dual British and Libyan nationality.

He was remanded him in custody to appear next at the Old Bailey on July 31.

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