UK Terror Plot

  • 9 British-Asians jailed for London terror plot February 10, 2012

    London: A UK court on Thursday jailed 9 British-Asian men for plotting to bomb various London landmarks, including the London Stock Exchange, and organise a terrorist training camp in Pakistan. The men of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin pleaded guilty during the trial and were convicted last week. The court also...
  • Nine Asians charged in UK over bomb plot December 27, 2010

    London: Nine men, mostly of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin, have been charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and plotting terror attacks in Britain, a week after they were arrested in a series of raids across England and Wales. Police said they have charged the men, all aged between 19...
  • Haneef prosecuted without complete evidence August 20, 2008

    Melbourne: Prosecutors in the Mohamed Haneef probe were under 'extreme pressure' from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to charge the Indian doctor and had no access to vital evidence to judge the strength of the case against him, a public inquiry commission has been told. In a submission to the John...
  • Haneef remains under probe: Australian police January 17, 2008

    Melbourne: The Australian police have said Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly accused of links to the failed UK terror plot, continues to remain under investigation despite the fact that government ruled out an appeal against a court decision to reinstate his visa. "Haneef remained under investigation", a spokesperson for Australian Federal...
  • Safety assurance must before Haneef lands in Australia December 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Mohammad Haneef, the Indian doctor whose work visa was restored last week by the Federal Court of Australia, is willing to return to Australia. Dr Haneef was quoted as saying to the Australian Associated Press over phone from Saudi Arabia that "he was willing to return but only if...
  • Unemployed Haneef wants to go back to Australia October 2, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who was cleared of charges in the failed UK terror plot, is determined to regain his Australian visa so that he can return to work. Despite his ordeal in spending four weeks behind bars before the case against him collapsed, Haneef on Monday said he wanted...
  • Haneef's Aussie employers 'happy to have him back' August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after his working visa for Australia was returned, there’s more good news for Mohammad Haneef. Queensland Health Minister Stephen Robertson said Haneef could be re-registered to work at Gold Coast hospital in Queensland, Australia next month and that he would be happy to have him back....
  • Australia court returns visa power to Haneef August 21, 2007

    New Delhi: A Federal Court judge in Australia on Tuesday quashed a decision by the country’s government to cancel the work visa of Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef who was detained and released in connection with the failed UK terror plot. In what is being seen as a major loss of...
  • Aussie court to decide if Haneef gets visa power August 9, 2007

    New Delhi: A court in Brisbane will on Wednesday decide on whether to return the Australian work visa of Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, arrested and later released in connection with the failed UK terror plot. Haneef was cleared of terror-related charges and allowed to return to India on July 27. His...
  • Kafeel’s body could be sent to India August 5, 2007

    New Delhi: The body of Glasgow suicide bomber Kafeel Ahmed could be sent to India as early as next week. An engineer from Bangalore, Kafeel died of burns sustained during the botched attack on the Glasgow airport. Kafeel’s mother is en route to Glasgow where she will be handed her son’s body...
  • How Haneef chatted his way into Aussie terror radar August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: While charges against Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef may have been dropped, but the Australian government still maintains he was in the know of the failed UK terror plot. Australia's Immigration Minister on Tuesday released some of the police evidence on which he had based his decision to cancel...
  • Haneef to reach Bangalore today, family rejoices July 29, 2007

    Bangalore: Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef flew out of Brisbane for India late on Saturday night after the Australian government allowed him to leave the country. “I have indicated that the Commonwealth has no objection to Dr Haneef leaving Australia,” said Australian Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews. Haneef's lawyer Peter Russo informed that the...
  • Haneef moved to undisclosed unit in Brisbane July 28, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who is believed to have been moved to an undisclosed unit owned by the Australian Immigration Department in Brisbane after being cleared off terror charges, spent his first night of freedom watching news and eating dinner with his lawyer and cousin. Haneef was moved under tight...
  • Haneef gets conditional bail, says worst is over July 27, 2007

    Hours after Australian police dropped all charges against him, Mohammad Haneef – the Indian doctor detained in connection with the failed UK terror plot – told CNN-IBN he was happy the nightmare is over. “I am positive and optimistic. I hope that everything will be over in one go,” he told...
  • Media release by Commonwealth Dir of Public Prosecutions July 27, 2007

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  • Relief for Haneef | Press Release | Your Say July 27, 2007

    New Delhi: The nightmare for Mohammad Haneef is finally over. The Australian Federal Police on Friday dropped all charges - including the severe terrorism charge - against the Indian doctor who was detained in connection with the failed UK terror plot. The decision came after Commonwealth prosecutors withdrew the charge...
  • Haneef in prison, but makes Aussie cops sweat July 23, 2007

    New Delhi: He's a virtual prisoner in solitary confinement for 23 out of 24 hours. But a powerless Mohammad Haneef has still managed to make the Australian federal police sweat. On Monday, Police Commissioner Mick Keelty made his second denial in two days. He negated local media reports that the Federal Police...
  • Aussie cops deny media reports against Haneef July 22, 2007

    Sydney: The Australian police denied newspaper reports on Sunday that they were investigating whether an Indian doctor detained on terror charges may have been plotting to blow up a high-rise building on the Gold Coast. Lawyers for Mohamed Haneef earlier criticised the reports which said police were studying photographs of the...
  • UK terror plot: Police charge Jordan's Dr Asha July 20, 2007

    New Delhi: London Police on Thursday charged fourth suspect in the failed UK terror plot. Jordanian doctor Mohammed Asha has been booked for conspiracy to cause explosions. Twenty-six-year-old Asha, who was arrested with his wife from the M6 motorway in Cheshire immediately after the failed bombings, has been asked to appear...
  • PM tells Australia to ensure Dr Haneef's rights July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Australia to ensure that Dr Mohammad Haneef, who is under arrest for alleged links with terrorists in the UK, is given rights he is entitled to under the law. "(Australia) ought to extend all the facilities within the law and the rights he...
  • Aussie documents show Haneef-Kafeel money link July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The lawyers of Dr Mohammad Haneef have made public documents given to them by the Australian authorities which have previously unknown details about his detention in Brisbane. The papers say the alleged Glasgow bomber and Haneef's cousin Kafeel Ahmed had lent £300 to Haneef to take his exams. The...
  • QOTD: Why Aussie move against Haneef is racist July 17, 2007

    What exactly is his crime? The question could well be asked about Dr Mohammad Haneef, the Bangalore-born doctor accused of having links with the suspected terrorists in the UK terror attack case. After a record 14 days in custody - 12 without being charged - the Australian government has still...
  • Aus activists cry injustice, rally behind Haneef July 16, 2007

    Brisbane/Bangalore: As troubles mounted for Mohammad Haneef – the Indian doctor arrested in connection with failed UK terror plot – few voices of support too poured in on Monday. Civil rights activists crying injustice protested outside the Australian court hearing his case before a Brisbane judge granted Haneef a $-10,000...
  • Sabeel Ahmed remanded to custody till August 13 July 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian doctor Sabeel Ahmed, charged with terrorism offences in connection with the failed Britain car bombings, on Monday pleaded not guilty before a court in London, which remanded him to custody till August 13. He was remanded in custody after a preliminary hearing at City of West Minister Magistrate's...
  • London cops let go off two suspect trainee docs July 16, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after Australia Police charged Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef under Terrorism Act for his alleged involvement in the failed UK terror plot, two trainee doctors arrested in London have been released without charge. According to reports, the two - aged 25 and 28 - were arrested at the...
  • Haneef will not be extradited to UK: Australia July 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, charged in connection with last month's failed UK terror attack, will not be extradited to the UK. Australia Attorney General Philip Ruddock said Australia will not extradite Haneef because the country’s laws don't permit extradition while proceedings against him continue in the country. "In relation to...
  • Indian doctor Sabeel charged in UK terror plot July 14, 2007

    London: An Indian doctor arrested the same day his brother allegedly drove a Jeep Cherokee loaded with gas bombs into Glasgow's main airport was charged Saturday with a terrorism offense. A distant cousin in Australia was also charged in the failed attacks in London and Glasgow. Sabeel Ahmed, of Liverpool, was...
  • Kafeel made his bomb on 'untested Internet design' July 14, 2007

    New Delhi: The suicide bombing attempt at Glasgow Airport on June 30 may have failed because the device used by suspected suicide bomber Kafeel Ahmed was based on an untested design which the UK-trained aeronautical engineer appeared to have picked from the Internet, an Indian newspaper claimed on Saturday. Citing materials...
  • Haneef may walk free for lack of evidence July 14, 2007

    Bangalore: Mohammed Haneef has been locked up in a police watchhouse for 11 days now, undergoing interrogation and not knowing when he'll get to see his new born child or if he'll ever walk free again. An Indian in a foreign land with no family or friends, Haneef had only...
  • Aussie police find no Haneef link to terror July 14, 2007

    New Delhi: The Australian police have decided not to seek further extension of Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef's detention. However, an Australian court has given police three days to charge Haneef or release him. The court has also given just 12 hours to police to question Haneef over the next three days....