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Teenager charged with terrorism offences

News   •   Mar 11, 2020 13:28 GMT

A teenager has been charged with terrorism offences following an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

A 17-year-old male from south-west London was charged at a south London police station on Wednesday, 11 March with the following offences:

  • one count of indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism contrary to Section 1(2) Terrorism Act 2006
  • one count of disseminating a terrorist publication contrary to Section 2(1) and 2(2)(d) Terrorism Act 2006
  • 12 counts of possessing a document containing information of a kind likely to be of use to a person preparing or committing an act of terrorism contrary to Section 58(1)(b) Terrorism Act 2000
  • two counts of making an indecent photograph of a child contrary to section 1(1)(a) of the Protection of Children Act 1978
  • He has been released on bail with conditions and is scheduled to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 27 March.

    The 17-year-old was arrested on 19 June 2019.