Longton four terrorist attack trial adjourned

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The trial of nine men, including four from Stoke-On-Trent, accused of plotting terrorist attacks on London targets has been adjourned.

The trial, due to start yesterday (January 30), was adjourned for legal discussions.

The suspects will appear again at Woolwich Crown Court tomorrow (February 1).

The alleged targets included the London Stock Exchange, the Houses of Parliament and the American Embassy.

Among the nine accused are Nazam Hussain, 26, of Grove Street, Usman Khan, 20, of Persia Walk, Mohibur Rahman, 27, of North Road, and Abdul Shahjahan, 27, of Burmarsh Walk, all Longton.

All nine suspects have denied conspiring to cause explosions likely to endanger life or property between November 1 and December 21, 2010.

They also deny preparing for acts of terrorism between the same dates.

Six of the men are also accused of possession of a document “containing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing for an act of terrorism.”

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