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Coventry woman Sandeep Samra, 18, charged with terrorism offences

Correspondent 24th Jul, 2017

AN 18-year-old Coventry woman arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences has today (Monday 24 July) been charged, police have announced.

The West Midlands Police website states: “Sandeep Samra, from Alder Road, Coventry has been charged with being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

“Samra was charged as follows; between 7 June 2017 and 6 July 2017 of being engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to her intention to commit acts of terrorism or to assist others to commit such acts, contrary Sec 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

“She was arrested by detectives from West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit on Tuesday 18 July. The arrest was pre-planned and intelligence-led and there was no risk to the public’s safety.

“Samra will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court this afternoon.”

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