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Six Year Prison Sentence for Terrorist Offender

A 50-year-old man from Humberside has been sentenced for breaching his terrorist notification requirements, following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East.

Nathan Worrell (26/03/73) was sentenced to six years imprisonment and one year on licence at Sheffield Crown Court today, Friday, November 17.

Worrell was arrested and charged with breaching his notification requirements in December 2022 after failing to disclose his use of a phone, sim card and email addresses to police.

Nathan Worrell

Nathan Worrell

He was remanded, and in July 2023 he pleaded guilty to five breaches of his Part 4 Notification requirements, contrary to section 44 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008.

He also pleaded guilty to two charges of possessing racially inflammatory material intended or likely to stir up racial hatred, contrary to Section 23 of Public Order Act 1986.

Worrell is a convicted terrorist offender.

In December 2008 he was sentenced to seven years and three months offences under Section 57 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (Possession of material for terrorist purposes) and racially aggravated harassment.

He was also sentenced to 2 years and six months imprisonment for intending to stir up racial hatred in September 2019.

Head of Counter Terrorism Policing North East, Detective Chief Superintendent Jim Dunkerley said:

“Those subject to notification requirements are stringently monitored. Breaches of any kind are taken very seriously and will be prosecuted.

“Worrell knew the risks of failing to adhere to his notification requirements. Despite this, he believed he could withhold information from our officers. His attempt to do so was quickly identified and ultimately resulted in his return to prison.”