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Trial date set for Newham and Barking men charged with terror offences

PUBLISHED: 16:21 21 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:20 21 November 2017

The men all appeared at the Old Bailey  Picture: Clara Molden/PA Images

The men all appeared at the Old Bailey Picture: Clara Molden/PA Images

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A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

Umar Ahmed Haque, 25, of Newham, was also charged with further offences when he appeared at the Old Bailey today for a plea and case management hearing.

He had previously been charged with preparation of terrorist acts, conspiracy to possess a firearm and four counts of possessing a record of information that was of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

The additional charges are one count of preparation of terrorist acts and two counts of dissemination of terrorist publication.

Three other men also appeared at court alongside Haque.

Muhammad Abid, 27, from Newham, is charged with having information about acts of terrorism which he knew or believed might be of material assistance in securing the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of another.

Abuthaher Mamun, 19, from Barking, is charged with the preparation of terrorist acts.

Nadeem Ilyas Patel, 25, from Newham, is not charged under anti-terror legislation but is charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm.

All four have been remanded in custody to appear for trial at the Old Bailey on January 15.

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