Page last updated at 16:11 GMT, Wednesday, 18 March 2009

60,000 awarded to terror suspect

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The Metropolitan Police have agreed to pay 60,000 damages to a man arrested during an anti-terror raid.

The High Court heard that Babar Ahmad was subjected to "serious gratuitous prolonged unjustified violence" and "religious abuse" after his arrest.

Mr Ahmad was never charged on his arrest in 2003 and is now in jail awaiting extradition to the US on separate charges.

Outside the court his father, Ashfaq Ahmad, said many doors had been "slammed" in their faces in their "fight for justice".

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