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Government aims to close loophole which allowed Anjem Choudary’s early release

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary

By: Sarwar Alam

The UK government is looking at closing a loophole in the anti-terror laws that allowed the early release of Pakistani-origin radical Islamist preacher, Anjem Choudary, from the jail earlier this week, according to media reports. The release of Choudary after serving just half of his five-and-a-half-year sentence for inciting support for the Islamic State (IS) terror group had led to UK security minister Ben Wallace’s assurance that “jihadists convicted of inviting support for terrorist groups such as ISIS would no longer be eligible for such an early release”, The Sunday Times reported. The 51-year-old preacher was charged with one of…

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