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Man arrested with knives near UK parliament jailed for life

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Man arrested with knives near UK parliament jailed for life

 

LONDON (Reuters) - A British man who had made bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan and was plotting an attack near London's parliament was jailed for life with a minimum term of 40 years at the Old Bailey court on Friday.

 

Khalid Ali, 28, was carrying three knives when he was arrested by armed police in April last year.

 

Only just over a month earlier, a British-born convert to Islam had ploughed a car into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge, killing four people, before stabbing a policeman to death in the grounds of parliament.

 

Ali had intended to kill a police officer, a member of the armed forces or even a Member of Parliament, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.

 

Five days before he was stopped, Ali visited potential targets such as Westminster Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and Whitehall.

 

His fingerprints matched those found on bomb-making components recovered in Afghanistan in 2012 and held on an FBI database, the CPS said in a statement.

 

Some of the prints were on the sticky side of adhesive tape used in their manufacture which the prosecution argued indicated he had made the devices and was not merely handling them.

 

"Khalid Ali planned to carry out a vicious knife attack in London that could have injured many and endangered life," said Sue Hemming from the CPS.

 

 
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no 500 baht and wai..........................whats the world coming to, it  could learn a thing or two from the Thai way...............respect, culture

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1 hour ago, Jonmarleesco said:

Hmm, Khalid and Ali. Very British names. 

 

Sadly very common ones these days.

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From Khalid Ali: Westminster plot bomb-maker jailed for life

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On 22 April last year - one month after the Westminster (Bridge) terror attack - Ali was seen on CCTV walking past a number of high profile locations in central London, including the MI6 building, Westminster Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and Whitehall.

Five days later, his mother called police and said she had found four knives in his bedroom.

He was arrested later that day, just metres from Downing Street.

 

It must be very hard for a mother to report her son to the police; but by so doing she showed the respect and support for the law and security forces together with the total lack of support for Islamist terrorism common amongst the vast majority of British Muslims.

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         The Social 'Scientists' (LOL) have created a Frankenstein.

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Life begins at 68 for this guy.
What in a British prison? Ok he is not free but will live an easy life with no worries about having to work.pay rent or not getting 3 free meals a day.Oh and the guards will have to call him MR.

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