According to the Metropolitan Police, a man in eastern London was imprisoned on Tuesday for planning a terrorist attack.
27-year-old Sahayb Aweys Munye Abu, who wants to be a rapper, was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Central Criminal Courts of England and Wales. The minimum period is 19 years.
The jury found Abu guilty of preparing for a terrorist act by a 11: 1 majority vote on March 12.
Four of Abu’s brothers were previously found to be involved in ISIS.
His younger brothers Wail and Suleyman Aweys killed After they left the UK in 2015 to fight the ISIS terrorist group in Syria.His brother Ahmed Aweys, sister Asma Aweys, and her partner Abdulaziz Abu Munye Imprisoned in 2019 After a concert at Manchester Arena, Asma Aways was targeted by terrorist attacks for terrorist-related crimes, including sharing ISIS material with a family chat group that called singer Ariana Grande the “devil.” ..
Abu was arrested on July 9, 2020 after ordering weapons, equipment, and clothing online to prepare for the attack.
On the same day, he posted a message to the chat group saying “9.11 2.0 is needed”, mentioning the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks when four planes hijacked by al-Qaeda terrorists collided with world trade. .. Thousands have died in the Center, the Pentagon, and fields in Pennsylvania, USA.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art said MI5 and police have been investigating Abu since March 2020 after “concerns have been expressed about Abu’s radical thinking.”
“During the weeks of May and June 2020, Abu inquired and purchased many items that raised further concerns to investigators: lock knives, bulletproof vests, two balaclavas, fingerless gloves, and camouflage patterns on the face. The fisherman’s hat, and the neck cover, and finally the big sword he asked to sharpen, “Met said. statement..
by Telegraph, The length of the sword is 18 inches.
Abu also made friends with him online and talked about getting a gun during a conversation with an undercover agent he met twice in person.
After analyzing his electronics, police discovered that Abu visited a website about ISIS and downloaded ISIS propaganda and other radical content.
Police also found a video in which he recited “lyrics that reflected his radical views.”
“In one song, he called himself a” straight ISIS supporter, “he said,” his head is lying on the ground, “and” I got my suicide best, the one-click boom. Let’s go. ” I said I met.
Abu told the jury that he had purchased an item for a parody rap music video.
Abu had previously been convicted of two batteries and one of possession of a knife, but has never been convicted of terrorism.
Until March 2020, he was in prison.
Judge Marc Denis told Abu that he should have known better after seeing what had happened to his family.
“Everyone you have seen what happened when two younger brothers signed up to join. [ISIS] Looking at the courses taken by other members of your family in 2015 … You should turn your back on the cause of violent extremism, as you were sentenced to imprisonment as a result. did. “
Commander Richard Smith, who is responsible for the Counter Terrorism Command of the Metropolitan Police, urged the public to be vigilant as the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus regulations will be relaxed.
“Recent coronavirus deregulation means people are going out to more people to meet family and friends, shop, and visit places,” he said. Told.
“The threat of terrorism has not disappeared, so it is advisable to stay vigilant and call the police if you have any doubts. You will not waste police time. Police will not waste terrorism. The people play an important role in working on and helping to save lives. “