A 15 year old from Leeds has today (Friday, March 18) appeared, via video link, before Westminster Magistrates charged with engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism
He was arrested on Saturday, March 12 as part of a pre-planned, intelligence led operation. A seven-day Warrant of Further detention was granted on Sunday, March 13.
On Thursday, March 17 he has been charged with:
- one offence of Engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism, contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.
He has been remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Friday, March 25.