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British spies created fake courier firm to trap terrorists

Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain and Mohibur Rahman pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in 2012.

By: Sarwar Alam

Britain’s security services and police officers set up a fake courier company last year to gather evidence on terrorist suspects believed to be of Pakistani origin as part of a counter-terrorism operation, a UK court has been told. MI5 and West Midlands Police officers created Hero Couriers and hired one of the suspects, believed to be plotting with a gang to carry out an attack using a pipe bomb and meat cleaver, the Old Bailey court in London was told this week. An undercover police officer, known only as “Vincent”, posed as the boss of the delivery company in Birmingham…

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