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UPDATE: Two men in court charged with preparation of terrorist acts

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 12:00 GMT

Two men appeared at the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 20 December charged with terrorism offences.

Both men have been remanded in custody to appear at the same court for plea and case management hearing on 4 May 2018.

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20 (23.07.97) of north London was charged as follows:

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to that intention, contrary to section 5(1)(a) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006;

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of assisting Mohammad Aqib Imran to commit acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention of committing acts of terrorism, contrary to section 5(1)(b) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006.

Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21 (28.01.96), of south-east Birmingham was charged as follows:

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to that intention, contrary to section 5(1)(a) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006.

The men were arrested by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command on Tuesday, 28 November.