Three of them are accused of stating an intention to be a suicide bomber and planning to construct a homemade explosive device. Two have been charged with making a martyrdom film and traveling to terror camps in Pakistan — where their training included how to make bombs, poison and weapons.
THE SUN Mohammed Rizwan, 32, appeared before magistrates in London today charged with failing to disclose information about acts of terrorism between July 29 and September 19. Bahader Ali, 28, was also accused of failing to disclose information and “arranging the availability of property for terrorist purposes”. His brother, Ashik, 26, was also remanded in custody and will appear later this month with co-accused Irfan Nasser, 30, Irfan Khalid, 26, and Rahim Ahmed, 25.
They are accused of one count of “engaging in conduct in preparation for terrorist attacks”. Nasser, Khalid and Ali are accused of planning a bombing campaign, stating an intention to become a suicide bomber, collecting money for terrorism, making or helping to make a home-made bomb and recruiting people for terrorism.
Nasser and Khalid are also accused of travelling to Pakistan for terror training including bomb-making, weapons and poison-making as well as making a “martyrdom” film. Ahmed is accused of helping others travel to Pakistan for terror training, collecting money for terrorism and investing and managing money for terrorist acts.
Those charged are:
IRFAN NASSER (14/6/81) aged 30 of Doris Road, Sparkhill
IRFAN KHALID (1/3/85) aged 26 of Timbers Way, Sparkbrook
ASHIK ALI (12/3/85) aged 26 of White Street, Balsall Heath
RAHIN AHMED (28/7/86) aged of 114 Moorcroft Road, Moseley
BAHADER ALI (4/7/83) aged 28 of 27 Turner Street, Sparkbrook
MOHAMMED RIZWAN (3/2/79) aged 32 of 75 Asquith Road, Ward End