Man charged with terror offences


A man charged with engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism is to appear in court.

Mohammed Abbas Idris Awan, 24, of Rudding Street, Huddersfield, has also been charged with two offences of possessing a record of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

The charges were brought after an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

He is due to appear before Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday.