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Three in court on terror charges
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The three will face trial in May or September next year
Three people from Manchester including a husband and wife, have re-appeared in court charged with terrorism offences.

Habib Ahmed, 27, is charged with possession of electronic records, notebooks and DVDs for terrorism, and attending a training camp in Pakistan.

His wife, Mehreen Haji, 26, is accused of raising money to fund terrorism.

Raingzieb Ahmed, 32, is charged with directing a terrorist group, having books for terrorist purposes and a rucksack with traces of explosives.

Videolink appearance

Mr Justice Saunders listed a preparatory hearing for 20 December, with a trial date scheduled for May or September 2008.

Habib Ahmed, who was arrested in Manchester in August 2006, and Raingzieb Ahmed, both appeared via videolink from Belmarsh prison in south London, and were remanded in custody.

Ms Haji was present at Manchester Crown Court and was released on bail.

The charges relate to the period between April 2004 and August 2006.

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