Anjem Choudary has been released from prison

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary has now served half of his sentence and will complete the rest under strict supervision having been released from prison on 19 October.

Choudary was sentenced in 2016 to five-and-a-half years in prison having been found guilty of leading an extremist network linked to violent jihadists, including one of the killers of soldier Lee Rigby in 2013.

Reports have claimed that police are preparing up to 25 measures to control him following his release from Belmarsh prison. This measures include a ban from preaching at or attending certain mosques, supervised internet access and he will only be allowed to associate with people who have been approved by the authorities.

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