Two Muslims arrested by armed police have been charged with multiple terrorism offences. Ummariyat Mirza and Zainub Mirza are set to appear in court on Thursday after being arrested by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit. The pre-planned operation also saw police search five homes and a business address in Birmingham.
Ummariyat Mirza, from St Agathas Road in Birmingham, is charged with three offences including possessing documents containing information likely to be used in preparing for an act of terrorism.
The 21-year-old is also charged with conducting research and purchasing a knife and other items which would assist him to carry out an attack in the UK.
Zainub Mirza, 23-year-old from Eastfield Road in Bordesley Green, is charged with five offences including sending links to videos of beheadings and ISIS propaganda as well as an image of a man holding two severed heads.
He is accused of buying a blade and conducting research to carry out a deadly assault. West Midlands Police have also charged Mirza with possessing the bomb-making guide the Anarchist Cookbook and an extremist document called the Mujahideen Poisons handbook.
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Birmingham man charged with plotting to carry out terror attack armed with knife
A MAN has been charged with plotting to carry out a terror attack armed with a knife, police said.
The Express, Apr 5, 2017:
Police have charged a Birmingham man over a terror attack plot involving a knife
Ummariyat Mirza was arrested by counter-terror police on Alum Rock Road, Birmingham, last Wednesday.
The 21-year-old, from St Agathas Road, Birmingham, is accused of buying a blade and conducting research to carry out a deadly assault.
West Midlands Police said he is also charged with possessing the bomb-making guide the Anarchist Cookbook and an extremist document called the Mujahideen Poisons handbook…