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Woman not guilty of terror charge
The Old Bailey
Samina Malik was on trial at the Old Bailey
A woman from west London has been found not guilty of possessing an article for a terrorist purpose.

Samina Malik, 23, from Southall, was accused under Section 57 of the Terrorism Act of keeping terrorist manuals on her home computer.

Ms Malik was arrested in October 2006 while working for WH Smith at Heathrow Airport.

A jury at the Old Bailey is still considering a second terrorism-related charge against her.

Ms Malik was cleared of the charge of possessing an article "for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism".

She is also accused of the less serious charge, under Section 58 of the Act, of possessing an article "likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism".



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