Anjem Choudary: Radical cleric charged with inviting support for terror group ISIS

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Radical cleric Anjem Choudary has been charged with inviting support for ISIS, a proscribed terrorist organisation, Scotland Yard said.

A statement released by the Met says, Choudary, 48, of Ilford, north-east London, was charged with inviting support for a proscribed terrorist organisation, namely ISIL, also known as ISIS or the Islamic State, contrary to section 12 Terrorism Act 2000.

The alleged offences took place between June 29 2014 and March 6 this year.

Another man, Mohammed Rahman, a 32-year-old from East London, was charged with the same offence.

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Proceeding: Both men have been detained in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court today

Both men have been detained in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday 5 August at 2pm.

In late September the suspects were arrested by the Met's Counter-Terrorism Command (SO15) on suspicion of being members of the proscribed organisation.

They have remained on police bail throughout the investigation.

Scott Blair - UK News
By Scott Blair - UK News 05/08/2015 10:14:00