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- 27-year-old Afsor Ali worked in security on the London Underground and was personally counselled by radical cleric Omar Bakri
- Ali claimed the 9/11 attacks were a 'blessing' and kept a copy of the Al Qaeda magazine Inspire with a guide on how to make bombs and fire an AK-47
- He then warned of a terrorist attack on the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
- Ali was first arrested in December 2011 when he took part in a protest against American drone attacks in Pakistan outside the US embassy
- He was released without charge but during the investigation an MP3 player was seized with a laptop and external hard drive taken from his home during a search
- When they were examined, they were shown to contain documents that were useful to terrorists
- When police searched his home months later they found his new computer also contained extremist material
- In a clip from 2012 he warns the viewer not to attend the royal wedding because of a terror attack
- In another clip, Ali hails the 9/11 attack as "an historic event"
An extremist who posted a YouTube video warning of a terror attack on the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be sentenced today.
27-year-old Afsor Ali was found guilty of three out of four counts of possessing terrorist material after his trial at the Old Bailey. Ali, from Bethnal Green earlier admitted having someone else's UK passport in an unsuccessful bid to flee on the Eurostar to Paris in March.