Anjem Chaudhry will be tried next year for inviting support for IS

Choudary, 48, is charged with inviting support for the extremist group on Social Media from June 2014 to March 2015

Web Desk August 28, 2015
Anjem Choudary. PHOTO REUTERS

Anjem Choudary, a radical Muslim preacher, will face a trial next year in January for allegedly garnering support for the banned Islamic State group, the BBC reported.

Choudary, 48, was charged with inviting support for the extremist group on social media from June 2014 to March 2015 under section 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000. He is said to be from Ilford, east London.

He is currently on remand and his plea will be heard before his trial begins on January 11, 2016. The court judge has set a plea and case hearing for December 11, 2015.

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Another accused, Mohammed Rahman, 32, from White Chapel, east London, has also been charged with the same offence and will be tried along with Choudary.

Their previous statement indicated that they would be pleading as not-guilty.

The article originally appeared on BBC


Trends | 5 years ago | Reply The way he is talking in Bradford and other Muslim majority enclaves, he sure plans to be future Jinnah for UK. There goes "multiculturalism"!
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