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Terror suspect Abu Qatada has been denied bail so he will stay in prison while he appeals his deportation to Jordan.
He will now remain in a maximum security prison. The risk and cost of enforcing bail during the Olympics was deemed too high.
His deportation hearing is expected in October
The Conservative MP Chris Heaton-Harris has tweeted his reaction to the news that Abu Qatada has been refused bail because freeing him would be "exceptionally problematic" during heightened security at the Olympics:
Abu Qatada was denied bail by a judge who said it would be "exceptionally problematic" to allow the radical preacher to remain on London's streets during the Olympic Games.
Qatada will remain in a British prison for at least five months as he launches fresh action against the Government's bid to deport him.
Terror suspect Abu Qatada has been denied bail, and will stay in prison for his remaining months in the UK.
He is currently fighting extradition to Jordan, where he is wanted on terrorist charges.
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Terror suspect Abu Qatada has been denied bail, and will stay in a maximum security jail in the UK until his deportation.