Five men have been found guilty of plotting to kill hundreds in an al-Qaeda-linked bomb plot. The international conspiracy included links to the 7 July 2005 London bombings. Two other men on trial at the Old Bailey were found not guilty.
Born in Pakistan, Akbar moved to Crawley when he was eight. Although he could not speak English when he started school, he went on to pass exams and was regarded as hard working. But Akbar grew to develop a hatred of non-Muslims. He, like Khyam, talked about bombing a nightclub. His step-cousin, Nabeel Hussain, was also on trial.