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U.K. Police Charge Man With Seven Terrorism Offenses

A 27 year old man from Leicester, U.K. has appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court on October 29, charged with seven offenses under the Terrorism Act.

Hisham Chaudhary was arrested and detained under the Terrorism Act on the morning of October 22, 2020 following an investigation led by Counter Terrorism Policing North East, supported by Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands and Leicestershire Police.

Chaudhary is charged with four offences of disseminating a terrorist publication, one offense of membership of a proscribed organization, and two offenses of entering a funding arrangement.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on November 6.

A 29 year old woman from Leicester was also arrested in connection with this investigation, but later released without charge.

Read the statement at Counter Terrorism Policing

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