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Moazzam Begg to be released as terror charges dropped

2014-10-01 12:18:46

Moazzam Begg
Seven terror-related charges against Moazzam Begg have been dropped by the CPS

The former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has had seven terror charges against him dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The charges were all connected to the conflict in Syria and included an allegation that he attended a terrorist training camp there.

Mr Begg is expected to be released from Belmarsh Prison in south London later on Wednesday.

He was arrested along with three others in February this year.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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