London : Sabeel Ahmed, the Indian doctor who was arrested in Liverpool following the attempted car bomb attacks in London and Glasgow last month, was charged under the Terrorism Act Saturday.
Ahmed, 26, has been charged with having information that could have prevented an act of terrorism. He is scheduled to appear before the City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court here Monday. He is the third person to be charged in relation to the terror plot.
Ahmed has been charged under Section 38(B) of the Terrorism Act 2000, that he had information which he “knew or believed may be of material assistance in preventing the commission by another of an act of terrorism”.
On July 6, Iraqi doctor Bilal Talal Samad Abdullah was charged with conspiracy to cause explosions. He was arrested at Glasgow airport following the failed car bombing there.
On Saturday, Mohammed Haneef, a 27-year-old Indian doctor, was charged in Australia with providing “reckless support” to a terrorist organisation.
Kafeel Ahmed, 27, who was arrested after the attack at Glasgow’s international airport, is still in hospital under police guard.