Decision due over Qatada 'bail breach'

Radical preacher Abu Qatada has been arrested for allegedly breaching his bail conditions. Credit: PA Wire

Radical preacher Abu Qatada will discover whether he must remain in custody today after he was arrested for allegedly breaching his bail conditions.

The Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) is due to hold an urgent telephone hearing this afternoon to determine whether Qatada will be granted bail, a spokesman for the Judicial Office said.

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Abu Qatada appeal due

Home Secretary Theresa May's appeal against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK will begin today - three days after he was arrested for breaching bail conditions.