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7 June 2024

A Leicestershire man, who described a mass killer as a ‘hero’ and shared harrowing footage of a terrorist attack, has been jailed for encouraging terrorism.

6 June 2024

A 31 year old man from Barnsley has today (Thursday, June 6) been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment and one year on licence for terrorism and indecent images offences.

4 June 2024

Counter Terrorism detectives investigating allegations of war crimes linked to the Sri Lankan civil war in the early 2000s are appealing for anyone who might have information that could assist their investigation to contact police. The appeal comes after a second UK-based person was arrested as part of the ongoing Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) investigation into this matter.

4 June 2024

A 26-year-old man was today (Tuesday, June 4th) sentenced to an 18-month Community Order at Westminster Magistrates Court, for posting images on WhatsApp which showed support for the proscribed organisation Hamas.

31 May 2024

A 29-year-old Nottinghamshire man, who was jailed for helping a teenager join ISIS, has been returned to prison. Adeel Ulhaq (pictured), formerly of the Sutton in Ashfield area, was jailed in February 2016 for six years, for assisting the teen to travel to Syria and join ISIS, as well as for funding terrorism. These offences...

24 May 2024

A 61-year-old man from Castleford in West Yorkshire has been given a 15 month sentence for posting antisemitic and racist comments on Facebook.  

17 May 2024

Statement from Matt Jukes on behalf of Counter Terrorism Policing following the sentencing of Ahmed Alid.

17 May 2024

A terrorist who murdered a 70 year old man and attempted to murder a second person has today (Friday, May 17) been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 44 years and 152 days. 

14 May 2024

A 49 year old mum from Roundhay has been found guilty of Failing to Disclose Information about Acts of Terrorism to police.

13 May 2024

Three people have been charged with offences under the National Security Act as part of an investigation led by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command with support from colleagues in CTP North East and South East.