Man from Bath Charged with Twelve Terrorism Offences | Counter Terrorism Policing

Man from Bath Charged with Twelve Terrorism Offences

A 22 year old man from Bath has been charged with twelve offences under the Terrorism Act following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East, supported by Counter Terrorism Policing South West.

He was arrested yesterday (Wednesday December 4) following a pre-planned, intelligence led investigation into suspected right wing terrorism online.

The man is charged with:

  • Five offences of encouraging terrorism, contrary to Section 1 Terrorism Act 2006
  • Four offences of disseminating terrorist publications, contrary to Section 2 Terrorism Act 2006
  • Two offences of terrorist fundraising, contrary to Section 15 of the Terrorism Act 2000
  • One offence of possession of material that is of use to a terrorist, contrary to Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000

He was remanded in custody and will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court today.