Search

Terror suspects in court after operation near Tower of London

14:46 21 October 2013

Two men have appeared in court charged with terror offences after they were arrested in an operation near the Tower of London.

The men, who appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, were identified only as AB and as CD.

They will next appear in custody at the Old Bailey on November 18.

Both men were charged under Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000 - namely possession of a computer file including information on bomb making.

The first man - AB - was also charged with preparing a terrorist act contrary to section five of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The second man - CD - was also charged with possession of a false passport under the Identity Document Act 2010.

Prosecutor Michael Atkinson made an application for the names of the defendants not to be released to protect the security of an ongoing investigation.

District judge Michael Snow allowed the application, saying it was necessary “to prevent the administration of justice from being damaged”.

The pair were arrested after police marksmen used special ammunition to “hard stop” a car in Mansell Street on October 13.

Two other men arrested as part of the same operation were freed without charge on Saturday.

Latest News Stories

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Pupils from Bethnal Green Academy visiting Ashford rail engineering maintenance centre

Pupils from Bethnal Green Academy were on the right track visiting the Ashford Train Maintenance centre in Kent to see first-hand the work the Hitachi Rail Europe company is doing to maintain the High Speed Class 395 ‘Javelin’ trains.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Nikki Watkins and Sarah Luxford

Bosses are calling for more diversity in the workplace in light of new figures showing one in four companies employ no women at senior management board level.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Blossom Street development

New partnerships between a digital skills platform, a London property company and Tech City bosses will mean that young people are to have even more opportunities to get involved in tech.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Goodsyard CGI

Revised plans to develop Bishopsgate Goodsyard have been criticised for showing “little improvement” to the original application, submitted a year ago.

Most read news

Competitions

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Adrenalin junkies, this one's for you!

An icon of British engineering and a consistent favourite of James Bond, there are few names quite as legendary in motoring as Aston Martin.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Docklands and East London Advertiser e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder