Teenage terror suspect remanded in custody - The Rugby Observer

Teenage terror suspect remanded in custody

Rugby Editorial 11th Sep, 2019   0

A TEENAGE boy from Rugby has been remanded in custody after appearing before magistrates on terrorism charges.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons due to his age, was arrested on September 3 from his home during a pre-planned operation.

He has been charged with the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism under section 5 of the Terrorism Act. He is also charged with six counts of collecting terrorism information under section 58 of the same act.

He has been remanded in youth detention and will next appear at the Central Criminal Court on October 4.

A 62-year-old man who was also arrested on September 3 from a separate address in Rugby on suspicion of terrorism offences remains on bail while enquiries continue.


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