Two Charged as Part of Investigation into Right Wing Activity | Counter Terrorism Policing

Two Charged as Part of Investigation into Right Wing Activity

An 18 year old man from Leeds and a 17 year old boy from London appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court today charged with terrorism offences.

18 year old Michal SZEWCZUK (14/04/00) of Wyther Park Avenue, Bramley is charged with five offences under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act (Encouraging Terrorism) and three offences under Section 2 (Dissemination of terrorist publications) of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The 17 year old from London is charged with five offences under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act. He cannot be named for legal reasons.

A third person, a 21 year old man from Bath, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The investigation continues.

 

Friday December 7, 2018

This is an update following the arrest of three people on Thursday, December 6, as part of a pre-planned operation, by Counter Terrorism Policing North East supported by colleagues from the CT Network and Hampshire and Avon and Somerset police.

This afternoon (Friday, December 7), an 18 year old man from Portsmouth (B) has been charged with five offences under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act (Encouraging Terrorism) and three offences under Section 2 (Dissemination of terrorist publications) of the Terrorism Act 2006.

A 17 year old boy from London (A) has been charged with five offences under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act

The two people have been bailed to appear before Westminster Magistrates on Wednesday, December 12.

A third person, a 21 year old man from Bath (C), has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

 

Thursday December 6

Three people have today been arrested by officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North East supported by colleagues from the Counter Terrorism network and Hampshire and Avon and Somerset police. The arrests were pre-planned and part of an ongoing investigation into Extreme Right Wing activity.

A 17 year old boy from London (A) and an 18 year old man from Portsmouth (B) have been arrested under Section 1 (Encouraging Terrorism) and Section 2 (Dissemination of terrorist publications) of the Terrorism Act 2006.

A 21 year old man from Bath (C) has been arrested on suspicion of Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (possession of material likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of Terrorism).

In addition the 17 year old boy and 21 year old man have been arrested for an offence of conspiracy to inspire racial and religious hatred.

They are being interviewed in police stations in London (A and B) and in Bath (C).

Four properties in Bath, Leeds, London and Portsmouth are being searched as part of the investigation.