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Tory peer urges further surveillance in fight against UK jihadis

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by REENA KUMAR INDIVIDUALS with suspected extremist views should be subjected to greater vigilance and surveillance, Britain’s former counter extremism minister has said. Lord Tariq Ahmad, who was the minister in charge of the portfolio in the Home Office between 2015 and 2016, told Eastern Eye that the UK also needed to review weaknesses in the current system after it emerged that at least one of the attackers behind the London Bridge terror attack was known to security services. The Tory peer expressed concern at the fact that “too often, we are still seeing young minds being radicalized”. “We’ve got…

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