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Jihadist drill-hitter Sahayb Abu jailed for life for plotting terrorist attack with gladiator-style sword | UK News

A jihadist drill-hitter has been jailed for life for plotting a terrorist attack using a gladiator-style sword, balaclava and combat vest, just weeks after his release from prison.

Sahayb Munye Abu, 27, of Goodmayes, east London, is among a growing number of ex-prisoners, which worries authorities following the attacks at the fishmongers’ market and Streatham.

It can be revealed that Abu was jailed for breaking into a jewelry store for the alleged purpose of raising funds to travel abroad for terrorism.

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Abu was sentenced in March 2021

He was not charged with a terrorist offense, but he mingled with other convicts from Wandsworth Prison, including Husnain Rashid, who had been sentenced to 19 years for encouraging the attacks on Prince George at his school.

Abu also associated with Abuthaher Mamun, who had been jailed for 13 years for showing Islamic state videos to schoolchildren.

Abu is the sixth member of his family to be involved in ISIS, two of whom died fighting in Syria.

Jailing him for life with a minimum sentence of 19 years, judge Mark Dennis QC told Abu “that you of all people” should “have turned your back on the violent extremist cause and instead promoted the cause. cause of peace and unity which underlines the Islamic faith and so many other religions around the world “.

He added: “Instead of a few weeks after your own release, you joined other extremists committed to this same cause and in no time you were preparing to commit your own act of violence in the streets of this country.

“To this day, you have not yet expressed remorse for your actions.”

Abu claimed he was a “humanitarian” who was trying to start an agricultural association called “Islamic …

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This notice was published: 2021-04-13 13:16:00