MPs have heard details of the history of the terror suspect who escaped surveillance last week disguised under a burqa.
Charles Farr, Director of the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism, told the Home Affairs committee that after arriving in the UK in March 2011, Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed was arrested and bailed three times in the space of two years:
- Oct 2011: arrested for 14 breaches of control order. Allowed delayed prosecution until after a review.
- Dec 2012: arrested again, for six breaches of Tpim. Remanded in custody and again released on bail.
- July 2013: arrested again and remanded in custody. Again allowed delayed prosecution in August.