2 men charged with plotting to kill British PM

2 men charged with plotting to kill British PM

2 men charged with plotting to kill British PM

A man accused of trying to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May in a failed terrorist plot pled not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

On Tuesday MI5 revealed that it had prevented nine terror attacks in the United Kingdom in the past year but several attackers have still got through.

Sky's Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt said: "It's the latest in a number of terror plots that police and MI5 believe they've foiled this year".

The Met Police would only confirm that Rahman and Imran were due to appear in court today, charged with planning terror attacks. When asked about his nationality in court, Imran said he was Bangladeshi British. They would then attempt to kill Theresa May armed with a suicide vest, pepper spray and knife in the chaotic aftermath.

He has been charged with preparing acts of terrorism and will appear in court alongside Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, who is accused of trying to join Islamic State. Imran said he was "Pakistani British".

The court appearence comes a day after an official report said the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in northern England in May could have been thwarted.

Barrister David Anderson, who was asked to conduct an independent investigation, said Abedi had been on MI5's radar but that his "true significance was not appreciated at the time".

In 1991, Irish Republican Army militants launched a mortar bomb attack on 10 Downing Street.

Britain has seen five terror attacks this year, which killed 36 people and injured more than 200 others.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement that the men were arrested by its Counter Terrorism Command on November 28.

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