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Last Updated: Thursday, 14 September 2006, 13:32 GMT 14:32 UK
Terror suspects remain in custody
The Bridge to China Town restaurant in Borough
Twelve were arrested at a Chinese restaurant in London
Five men and a youth have been remanded in custody after appearing in court following a police operation targeting alleged terrorist recruiters.

Ten people have now been charged after raids in London on 1 September, including one on a Chinese restaurant.

The six appeared before City of Westminster magistrates.

Some of the charges relate to training people to use weapons for terrorism, incitement to murder and possessing material useful for terrorism.

The six, who appeared in court on Thursday, are all from London. They are:

  • Muhammad Al-Figari, 42, of Tottenham, faces three charges, including attending a woodland area in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, between 2 and 4 June this year, where terrorism training was being held, and another charge of possessing material likely to be useful for terrorism. He was remanded in custody until 12 October when he will reappear before the court via video link. The committal of his case to the Crown Court will take place on 26 October.
  • Atilla Ahmet, 42, of Lewisham, faces eight charges, including encouraging the murder of people not of the Muslim faith, and publishing a statement encouraging the public to commit acts of terrorism. He was remanded in custody until 29 September when he will appear at the Old Bailey.
  • Kadar Ahmed, 19, of Plaistow, faces three charges, including attending a woodland area in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, between 28 April and 1 May this year, where terrorism training was being held. He was remanded in custody until 12 October when he will reappear before the court via video link. The committal of his case to the Crown Court will take place on 26 October.
  • Moussa Brown, 40, of Walthamstow, is charged with both providing and receiving training in the making or use of firearms. He was remanded in custody until 12 October when he will reappear before the court via video link. The committal of his case to the Crown Court will take place on 26 October.
  • Saloum Joh, 21, of Putney, is charged with possessing a shotgun, in contravention of the Firearms Act. He was remanded in custody until 7 December.
  • A 17-year-old youth from Camberwell, who cannot be named for legal reasons, faces four charges, including attending a woodland area in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, between 28 April and 1 May this year, where terrorism training was being held. He was remanded in custody until 12 October when he will reappear before the court via video link. The committal of his case to the Crown Court will take place on 26 October.

The overnight raids in London on 1 September led to 14 arrests, including 12 at The Bridge to China Town restaurant in Borough and two elsewhere. Two people have since been released and two remain in custody.

Four other men arrested at the restaurant appeared in Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday. They were remanded in custody.

The police operation also involved anti-terror officers searching an Islamic school in East Sussex.






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