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Four men jailed for terrorism offences

3 August 2017 Local News

Two men from Stoke-on-Trent have been jailed for life after been found guilty of plotting to carry out a terrorist attack in the UK.

Mohibur Rahman, aged 33 of High Lane, Stoke-on-Trent, was jailed for life to serve a minimum of 20 years.

Tahir Aziz, aged 38, of Wulstan Road, Stoke-on-Trent, was sentenced to life, to serve a minimum of 15 years.

They were jailed along with Birmingham neighbours Naweed Ali, aged 29, and Khobaib Hussain, aged 25, both of Evelyn Road, Sparkhill, who got life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 20 years.

All four were yesterday (Wed) convicted of terrorism offences at the Central Criminal Court in London following trial.

They had all been arrested in August 2016 as part of an intelligence-led operation by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit. The four were subsequently charged with preparing for terrorist acts, contrary to Section 5 (a) of the Terrorism Act 2006.

If you know of someone who may be potentially vulnerable to being drawn into terrorist-related activity, including travelling abroad to conflict zones, please call 101 for advice and support.

Further information is available on the national Prevent Tragedies website: www.preventtragedies.co.uk

If you see or hear something that you are concerned could be terrorist related, call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321.

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