Three men charged with terror offences in connection with UK plot

first_imgThree men have been charged with terrorism offences in connection with an alleged UK terror plot.Umar Ahmed Haque, Muhammad Abid and Abuthaher Mamun, from east London, were arrested as part of an investigation by MI5 and the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command on May 17.Haque, from Newham, is accused of preparing in March and May this year to commit acts of terrorism, Scotland Yard said.The 24-year-old is also charged with four counts of possessing documents useful for committing or preparing an act of terrorism.Abid, 27, also from Newham, is charged under terror laws with failing to disclose information about Haque, while Mamun, 18, from Barking, is accused of preparing to assist another to commit acts of terrorism.A fourth man, Nadeem Ilyas Patel, 25, from Newham, is accused of conspiring with Haque to possess a firearm or imitation firearm on March 30 with intent to cause fear or violence.All four men will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more