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Man to face court on Syria terrorism charges

Published 08/11/2016

Gulam Meyar-Ul Idnan Hussain, 30, from Batley, West Yorkshire, is appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with Syria-related terror offences
Gulam Meyar-Ul Idnan Hussain, 30, from Batley, West Yorkshire, is appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with Syria-related terror offences

A 30-year-old man has been charged with Syria-related terror offences.

Gulam Meyar-Ul Idnan Hussain was arrested in Batley, West Yorkshire, last Wednesday as part of a pre-planned "intelligence-led investigation", t he North East Counter Terrorism Unit (Nectu) said.

A warrant of further detention was granted on Friday, Nectu added.

He has now been charged with two offences contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London on Tuesday.

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