Manchester Airport police 'thought pipe bomb was not viable'

Manchester Airport police 'thought pipe bomb was not viable'

A man accused of trying to smuggle a pipe bomb on to a plane flew again days later as police did not think the device was viable, a court has heard.
Nadeem Muhammad, 43, denies possession of explosives with intent to endanger life or property.
Security officers found a device made from batteries, tape, a marker pen, pins and a smokeless propellant at Manchester Airport on 30 January.
There was no trace of explosive when it was swabbed, the court heard.
Jonathan Sandiford, prosecuting, told the trial at Manchester Crown Court that Mr Muhammad had intended to detonate the device once on board... read more

31 July 2017 in Regional, Views: 29
Source: BBC

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