Huddersfield man, 24, charged with offences under Terrorism Act

A man from Huddersfield has been charged with terror offences.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 10:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th June 2017, 1:55 pm

Mohammed Abbas Idris Awan, 24, was charged with three offences under the Terrorism Act following an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

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Awan, of Rudding Street, Huddersfield, was arrested on June 1 by officers.

A spokesperson for the counter terrorism unit said: "He has been charged with one offence of Engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and two offences of Possessing a record of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism, contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000."

He will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday).