The man who carried out the London Bridge terror attack has been identified as 28-year-old Usman Khan, Metropolitan Police confirm. He was jailed in 2012 as part of a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp. He was also believed to have supported al-Muhijaroun, a militant jihadist network in the United Kingdom, reports The Guardian. Read the original article below.
The suspected attacker responsible for Friday’s deadly stabbing in central London was a convicted terrorist who was recently released from prison and believed to possess ties to Islamic extremist groups, according to The Times…”
Note: 2 dead, 3 injured in the attack.
“Corbyn says terrorists should ‘not necessarily’ serve full term as parties spat over legislation that allowed jihadi out”
“Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that convicted terrorists should “not necessarily” serve their full prison sentences automatically, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to toughen up Britain’s sentencing laws.
The conflicting comments from the leaders of the UK’s major parties come as the country deals with the aftermath of Friday’s London Bridge terror attack, which left two members of the public dead…”
“Mohibur Rahman, 35, was one of nine terrorists, also including Khan, who were handed long sentences in 2012 for a plan to blow up famous sights in the capital including the London Eye and the London Stock Exchange…”
“…Terrorists get a second chance, while their victims get none”
“London Bridge attacker Usman Khan was a convicted terrorist and, in the eyes of the law, a “threat to the UK.” So why was he released from prison early and paraded as an example of successful rehabilitation?
28-year-old Usman Khan stabbed two people to death and injured three others on Friday, before he was wrestled to the ground by members of the public and shot dead at point-blank range by police on London Bridge. Khan was wearing a fake suicide vest, and the incident is being treated as a terrorist attack by investigators…”