Maida Vale terror suspect will stand trial in November

Abdul Raoof Al Shayeb appeared in court today

Abdul Raoof Al Shayeb appeared in court today - Credit: PA Archive/Press Association Ima

A terror suspect from Maida Vale who is accused of possessing a bomb-making manual has been ordered to stand trial in November.

Abdul Raoof Al Shayeb, 51, of Morshead Road, was allegedly caught with an SD card containing Arabic articles, extremist documents and a PowerPoint presentation.

The card is also said to have contained a bomb-making manual.

The 51-year-old appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court today charged with possessing documents likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

He denies the charges and was released on bail ahead of his trial on November 30.


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The trial is estimated to last up to three weeks.

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