Three men charged over alleged UK terror plot
Three men have been charged with terrorism offences in connection with an alleged UK terror plot
Umar Ahmed Haque, Muhammad Abid and Abuthaher Mamun, from east London, were arrested by counter-terror police on May 17.
Haque, 24, from Newham, has been charged with preparing to commit acts of terrorism between March 25 and May 18 and four counts of possessing records useful for committing or preparing acts of terrorism.
Abid, 27, also from Newham, has been charged under terror laws with failing to disclose information about Abid, while Mamun, 18, from Barking, is accused of assisting another to commit acts of terrorism.
A fourth man, Nadeem Ilyas Patel, 25, from Newham, is accused of conspiring with Haque to posses a firearm or imitation firearm on March 30 with intent to cause fear or violence.
All four men will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday.