Place of Birth: Harrow Place, Wigan, United Kingdom;
Liam Fenn of Harrow Place, Wigan, is accused of having a video on how to build a suicide vest and publishing a tape of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has appeared in court.
Fenn has been charged with twelve terrorism offences. Nine counts relate to possessing information useful to a terrorist and the others encouraging terrorism. He was remanded in custody by Westminster Magistrates’ Court to appear at the Old Bailey on 8 April.
He also he had sent emails to banned UK-based terror group Al Muhajiroun seeking advice on “how best to conduct jihad” and asking whether he should travel to Medina to study or to Syria to fight.
The defendant, who appeared via videolink, is accused of possessing magazines produced by the Islamic State terrorist group and instructional videos relating to suicide vests.
The three counts of encouraging terrorism include publishing an audio and visual compilation of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Mr Fenn was arrested on 24 March after police executed a search warrant at his home.
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