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Last Updated: Monday, 8 August 2005, 15:02 GMT 16:02 UK
Four bomb plot accused remanded
Ibrahim Muktar Said, Ramzi Mohamed and Yassin Hassan Omar
The three men will appear at the Old Bailey in November
Four men charged with planning the failed 21 July London attacks have been remanded in custody by magistrates.

Bomb suspects Ibrahim Muktar Said, 27, Yassin Hassan Omar, 24, and Ramzi Mohamed, 23, are charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives.

One charge faced by Manfo Kwaku Asiedu, 32, relates to an unexploded device found two days after the bomb attempts.

The four men - who are also charged with conspiracy to murder - will next appear in court on 14 November.

They appeared before Bow Street magistrates sitting at Belmarsh Magistrates Court, in Belmarsh high security prison in south east London.

Armed officers outside Belmarsh prison
Security was stepped up as the men appeared before magistrates

Armed police stood guard outside the court as the men arrived for the hearing in police convoys.

Mr Said, of Stoke Newington, north London, is accused of the failed Hackney bus bombing.

Mr Omar, of New Southgate, London, and Mr Mohammed are accused over the attempted Tube bombings at Warren Street and Oval respectively.

In addition to the conspiracy to murder and attempted murder charges, those three are accused of conspiracy to cause explosions and possession of an explosive substance.

Mr Asiedu, of Finsbury Park, north London, is charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions, in relation to the unexploded device found at Little Wormwood Scrubs park on 23 July.

21 JULY PLOT ACCUSED
Ibrahim Muktar Said, aged 27
Ramzi Mohamed, aged 23
Yassin Hassan Omar, aged 24
Manfo Kwaku Asiedu, aged 32

Three other men - Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, Wharbi Mohammed and Asias Girma - appeared before the court charged with assisting in evading arrest and were remanded until 11 August, when they will appear before Bow Street magistrates in central London.

Mr Ali is accused of failing to disclose information about Ibrahim Muktar Said and Yasin Omar and assisting Mr Said in evading arrest.

Wharbi Mohammed is accused of failing to disclose information about Ramzi Mohamed and assisting Mr Ramzi in evading arrest.

Asias Girma, 20, is accused of failing to disclose information about a terrorist.

A fifth suspect, Osman Hussain - also known as Hamdi Issac - who is alleged to be the failed Shepherd's Bush bomber, is in custody in Italy.

Police vans arriving at Belmarsh
The men were brought from Paddington Green police station

On Saturday, three men were remanded in custody after being charged under anti-terrorism laws in connection with the attempted bombings.

Shadi Sami Abdel Gadir, 22, and Omar Nagmeloin Almagboul, 20, both of Dyke Road, Brighton, and Mohamed Kabashi, 23, of Mary Magdalene Road, Brighton, have been accused of failing to disclose information that could have helped police investigating the July 21 attacks.

The men appeared in court in central London.

Three other people have also been charged under the Terrorism Act 2000 with failing to disclose information.

They are Yeshiemebet Girma, 28, who is the wife of Mr Hussain, her sister Mulumebet Girma, 21, and Ismael Abdurahman, 23.

The failed 21 July attacks took place two weeks to the day after four suicide bombers killed 52 passengers on the London transport network.


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