British IS suspect charged with terror offence
A man who was arrested at Heathrow airport has been charged with the preparation of terrorist acts.
Mamun Rashid, 26, was arrested on Thursday after arriving back in the UK from Turkey.
His arrest came after Turkish officials said a British suspected member of the Islamic State had been deported.
In a statement after his arrest, the Metropolitan Police said the case was ‘Syria-related’ and said that he had arrived ‘on an inbound flight from Turkey’.
The Met said Rashid, from east London, was charged on Sunday with under section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.
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