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Youngest woman convicted of terror plot jailed for at least 13 years in Mad Hatter case

Safaa Boular hid her IS-inspired plans in coded conversations about preparations for an innocent Mad Hatter’s tea party.

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Safaa Boular (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Safaa Boular (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Safaa Boular (Metropolitan Police/PA)

The youngest woman to be convicted of plotting a terror attack on British soil has been jailed for life with a minimum of 13 years.

Safaa Boular, 18, hid her Islamic State-inspired plans in coded conversations about preparations for an innocent Mad Hatter’s tea party.

She became the final member of Britain’s first all-woman terror cell to be jailed when Judge Mark Dennis QC sentenced her to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 13 years at the Old Bailey on Friday.

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Islamic State suitor Naweed Hussain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Islamic State suitor Naweed Hussain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

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Islamic State suitor Naweed Hussain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Boular was sitting her GCSEs when she was seduced online by IS fighter Naweed Hussain, originally from Coventry.

After she was stopped from joining the 32-year-old in Syria, she discussed a grenade and gun attack on the British Museum instead.

Their plans were uncovered by online MI5 role-players and the Boular family home in Vauxhall, south London, was bugged.

Following a trial, Boular was found guilty of two counts of preparing terrorist acts.

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