Saltdean man charged with terrorism offence

A man from Saltdean who was arrested yesterday as part of counter terrorism investigation has now been charged, police confirmed.

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 10:57 am
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Abu Bakr Deghayes, aged 53, of Arundel Drive East, Saltdean, Brighton, has been charged with encouraging the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006, Sussex Police said.

The arrest followed an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE), working with Sussex Police, which relates to Islamist Terrorism, police said.

He remains in police custody at this time and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates today (Wednesday).