Three Men ‘Planned to Attack English Defence League’

BBC News, July 10, 2012

Three men from Birmingham have appeared in court accused of plotting to attack members of the English Defence League.

Jewel Uddin, 26, Omar Mohammed Khan, 27, and Mohammed Hasseen, 23, all from Sparkhill, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on terror charges.

They were arrested in raids last week after police stopped a car on the M1 and found guns, knives, machetes and a home-made explosive device.

The case has been sent to the Old Bailey for a hearing on 31 July.

Mr Uddin, Mr Khan and Mr Hasseen are charged under the Terrorism Act 2006, accused of preparing for an act or acts of terrorism with the intention of committing such acts.

They are accused of manufacturing an improvised explosive device, as well as acquiring firearms and other weapons, and vehicles connected with their alleged plans.

The arrests, by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, followed a routine police stop of a vehicle on the M1 near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on 30 June.

The alleged target of the attack was the anti-Islamic group, the English Defence League, who had held a rally in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, earlier that day.

Our correspondent says the defendants, all with dark hair and beards, wore black sweatshirts and trousers as they sat in the dock at Tuesday’s hearing.

Four other men detained in connection with the investigation remain in custody.

They are a 22-year-old man from Smethwick, West Midlands; a 22-year-old man from Alum Rock, Birmingham; a 24-year-old man from Moseley, Birmingham; and a man aged 43 from Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Police have been given until Wednesday to charge, release or apply for a warrant of further detention for three of them. The fourth man can be held until Thursday.

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  • Oil Can Harry

    Wow, the EDL are so evil that they actually made some followers of the Religion of Peace give up their pacifist lifestyle and plan an act of violence- something no Muslim would ever do.

  • Subhuman is subhuman, they all kowtow to the same cult.

  • KenelmDigby

    So the first shots in the race war will be fired by the invaders.

    • LaSantaHermandad

      No. The race war is in progress as we speak and it’s not the Hispanics who started it but rather the Mau Mau.

  • 14POLK88

    the only good muslim is a dead one!!

    • Sherman_McCoy

      the only good muslim is usually not a devout muslim.

      • LaSantaHermandad

        I disagree. When so called Imams and Ayatollahs are issuing Fatwahs are we to believe  that they aren’t devout.

        • Sherman_McCoy

          What I am saying is that true believers of that religion are not what I would call good members of a tolerant society. The “devout” ones cause the trouble.

    • blight14

       Hey Polk, great comment…….remember me? B

      • 14POLK88

        Whats up brother ?…I remember you!


  • LaSantaHermandad

    “To the Muslims, we ae “kaffir kuffars,” filthy heathens, disbelivers and idolators fit only for raping, torturing and killing.”Isn’t the same thing being perpetrated against us by the Afros.? They love Islam as well because the religion gives them permission to do some of the things that would be crimes under the law of the Kaffirs. 

  • Shawn_thefemale

    For  so many years Great Britain was actually more on track with survival of their own country first than the U.S.. They made a U-job in a damn hurry, and now are even further ahead of us in  self destruction. Another former great,  and quite interesting democratic country has totally destroyed itself.

  • godzillabloggs

    What is wrong with white society to create such disaffection among young muslims?  There must be an immediate public inquiry followed by highly expensive government initiatives to reach out to our muslim fellow-countrymen.

  • Sheila Dinehart

    gee…and it is said its so called citizens in England can’t carry or own guns…ha ha ha,  The Queen and her crew have an army of guns to protect her, so do the wealthy, and so do the poor…not just islamic radicals…maybe  the authentic english will start to use them…the IRA might have some left over…come to think of it, it might be best simply to let the IRA deal with all of it…think they can’t? Sure they can…Poor England, never in modern times has one country been so confused…except America…but America can recover, doubt England will  

  • The__Bobster

    Mali Islamists destroy tombs at famous Timbuktu mosqueinShare2 Share thisEmailPrintRelated NewsWest African heads urge Mali to act over militants Sat, Jul 7 2012U.N. stops short of endorsing intervention in Mali Thu, Jul 5 2012Local wars blur al Qaeda’s threat to West Thu, Jul 5 2012Advancing radical Islamists lay waste to religious heritage Thu, Jul 5 2012Yemen air strikes kill four al Qaeda suspects: witnesses Tue, Jul 3 2012Analysis & OpinionTimbuktu tomb destroyers pulverise Islam’s history Advancing radical Islamists lay waste to religious heritage in Muslim world Related TopicsWorld » A traditional mud structure stands in the Malian city of Timbuktu May 15, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Adama DiarraBAMAKO | Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:09am EDT BAMAKO (Reuters) – Islamist militants destroyed two tombs on Tuesday at the famous 14th century Djingareyber mosque in Timbuktu, classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site, residents said.About a dozen militants arrived in an armored four-wheel drive truck, armed with pickaxes and hoes. They fired in the air to intimidate people and started smashing the tombs, said Ibrahim Cisse, who witnessed the scene.

  • An educated doctor nonetheless. Must be one of those “moderate muslims,” they love to tout as being “assimilated and peace loving.”

  • American_cavalier

    If the EDL is described as anti-Islamic, does that mean the three Moslems who planned to attack the EDL are anti-English?