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Man held with knives near Parliament charged with terror offences

Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali being taken away by police

By: Sarwar Alam

A 27-year-old man arrested with knives near the Parliament and Downing Street in London last month has been charged with preparing terrorist acts, Scotland Yard has said. Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali, who was arrested on Parliament Street on April 27, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today. Omar Ali, from north London, was also charged with two counts of making or having explosives, the Metropolitan Police said. Those two charges, under the Explosive Substances Act, relate to alleged activity in Afghanistan in 2012. Knives were recovered from the scene after his arrest, which followed a stop and search as part…

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