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Sandeep Samra, the schoolgirl who wanted to join ISIS, jailed

By: Keerthi Mohan

Sandeep Samra, a British Sikh teenager who wanted to travel to Syria to join ISIS, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Birmingham Crown Court. Police were informed of Samra’s plans to work for the ISIS by her teachers. Although the teen, who had converted to Islam without her family’s knowledge when she was 15, claimed she wanted to travel to Syria to work as a nurse, extreme content supporting ISIS was found on her phone. Judge Melbourne Inman QC told Samra: “You were deeply radicalised and in possession of the most extreme material. Fortunately,…

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