Birmingham pair plead guilty to Syria terror charges

Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Sarwar, from Birmingham, who travelled to Syria to join rebel fighters, have both pleaded guilty at Woolwich Crown Court to preparing to carry out terrorist acts.

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Mugshots of Birmingham terror pair released

Mugshots of two men from Birmingham who travelled to Syria to fight have been released after they earlier admitted preparing to carry out terrorist attacks.

Childhood friends Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar, both 22, spent eight months in Syria last year, before being arrested at Heathrow Airport on their return home in January.

West Midlands Police released images of the pair posing with rifles during their visit to the war-torn country.

Mohammed Nahin Ahmed. Credit: West Midlands Police
Yusuf Sarwar. Credit: West Midlands Police

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