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Man charged over militant group

A young man has been charged with preparing to travel to Somalia to join Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab.

Trevor Mulindwa, 20, of Mitcham in south London, was charged under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: " He is charged with preparing to go to Somalia with the intent of joining Al-Shabaab."

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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