Sheffield man charged with Terrorism Offence

A 21 year old man from Sheffield has today, Tuesday April 25, been charged with Engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism, contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

Khalil Maher, of Wilfred Close, Darnall, Sheffield appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court and was remanded in custody.

The man was arrested at Heathrow Airport on April 18, 2017, by officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

There was no imminent threat to the community or passengers at the time of the arrest.

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