Man charged with encouraging terrorism

A man from Humberside has been charged with encouraging terrorism and disseminating terrorist publications.

Mohammed Mahfuz Ahmad was arrested on Friday 19 April as part of an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East.

The 25-year-old appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on Saturday, charged with two counts of Disseminating a Terrorist Publication, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and one count of Encouraging Terrorism, contrary to Section 1 of the Terrorism ACT 2006.

Two residential properties were searched in connection with the arrest.

He is due to appear in court again on Friday 26 April.


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