Four Convicted Over Syria Terror Offences


Two men and two women from Walsall have been convicted of Syria related terrorism offences at court.

Ayman Shaukat, 27, from Pargeter Street, was found guilty of helping to facilitate a network to enable people to travel to Syria and engage in terrorism, following a three week trial at the Old Bailey in London.

One of the men who is believed to have travelled to Syria is Sajid Aslam, who is suspected to be fighting with terrorists.

Fellow defendant Alexander Nash, 22, of Bentley Road, pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to preparing for acts of terrorism.

Lorna Moore, 33, from Glebe Street, who is married to Aslam, was found guilty of failing to disclose information about her husband”s planned travel to the conflict zone.

A second woman, Kerry Thomason, 24, from an undisclosed address, had also pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to assisting her husband, Isaiah Siadatan, to travel to Syria and engage in acts of terrorism.

He is also believed to have joined IS with Aslam and another man known to the group, Jacob Petty.

Both Siadatan and Petty are reported missing, believed to be in Syria.

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