• Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Man accused of terror plot on May will face trial next year

Theresa May (Photo by: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

A man accused of plotting to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack will face trial next June, a judge ruled on Wednesday (20). Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, was charged with preparing acts of terrorism following his arrest on November 28. Rahman, a Bangladeshi living in north London, is accused of plotting an attack on May. According to the charge, he conducted reconnaissance of the target location, recorded a pledge of allegiance, and purchased a rucksack to be fitted with an improvised explosive device. He then collected the bag “with a view to committing attacks…

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