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Fertiliser bomb plot: verdicts
Seven men have been on trial for a year at the Old Bailey for an alleged conspiracy to build a homemade bomb capable of killing hundreds.

The charges were:

  • Conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.
  • Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism, meaning 600kg of ammonium nitrate fertiliser
  • Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism, meaning aluminium powder, another substance that can be used for bomb-making
OMAR KHYAM, 25: GUILTY

Ringleader of the plot Omar Khyam was found guilty of all three counts he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions
Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism (fertiliser)
Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism (aluminium powder)

Given life sentence.

SHUJAH MAHMOOD, 20: NOT GUILTY

Shujah Mahmood, brother of Omar Khyam, was found not guilty of the two counts he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions
Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism (aluminium powder)

ANTHONY GARCIA, 24: GUILTY

Anthony Garcia was found guilty of the two counts he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions
Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism (fertiliser)

Given life sentence.

NABEEL HUSSAIN, 21: NOT GUILTY

Nabeel Hussain was found not guilty of the two counts he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions
Possessing an article for the purpose of terrorism (fertiliser)

JAWAD AKBAR, 23: GUILTY

Jawad Akbar was found guilty of the one count he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions

Given life sentence..

WAHEED MAHMOOD, 35: GUILTY

Waheed Mahmood was found guilty of the one count he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions

Given life sentence.

SALAHUDDIN AMIN, 32: GUILTY

Salahuddin Amin was found guilty of the one count he faced:

Conspiracy to cause explosions

Given life sentence.




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