#AceNewsReport – June.20: A 14-year-old boy has been charged with plotting a terror attack, police said: Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) said the teenager of Eastleigh, in Hampshire, is due to appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday: The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged on Wednesday with one count of preparation of terrorist acts contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Terrorism Act 2006 connected to Islamist terrorism:
UK: 14-year-old boy converts to Islam, makes bombs containing shrapnel, plots jihad massacre ” Boy, 14, is charged with plotting an Islamist terror attack,” by Tom Pyman, Mailonline, June 17, 2020 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): ” Muslim convert, 14, ‘made bombs containing shrapnel and recorded a martyrdom video,’” by Jack Wright, Mailonline, June 18, 2020:
A 14-year-old boy charged under the Terrorism Act allegedly made bombs in his bedroom to become an Islamic ‘martyr’, a court heard today: The teenager, who converted to Islam this year, is accused of developing an extremist jihadist mindset in the past month: He allegedly made devices by combining explosive substances or bleach with tinfoil and screws, and professed his wish to become a martyr in a video: The boy, from Eastleigh, Hampshire, who cannot be named because of his age, is one of the youngest people to be charged with terrorism offences in the UK.
He was arrested by police on June 12 and charged yesterday with preparation of terrorist acts contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 in connection with Islamist terrorism, Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) said: The youngster appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court wearing a face mask and grey tracksuit, supported by his mother, who sat in front of the dock: He spoke to confirm his name, date of birth and age today, before indicating a not guilty plea when the charge was put to him:
The boy faces a single charge which says that on or before June 12 he engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit acts of terrorism: Prosecutors allege he researched, prepared and made a series of devices with the aim of making homemade explosives containing shrapnel: He is also accused of researching the making of bombs as well as filming bomb-making videos and a video of himself setting out his wish to become a martyr.
Social services became concerned after receiving a call from his mother stating he converted to Islam and recently began expressing extremist views in the last month, prosecutors said….
#AceNewsDesk report ……………….Published: June.19: 2020: