Portsmouth Man Charged With Terror Offence


A 23-year-old man from Portsmouth has been charged with preparing a terrorist act.

Mustakim Jaman, from the Southsea area of the city, was arrested on 14 October as counter-terrorism police carried out an investigation in Hampshire and London.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A statement from Hampshire Constabulary said: “Mustakim Jaman was charged under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 – preparation of terrorist acts.

“He was arrested as part of a number of warrants executed across Hampshire and London by officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit (SECTU) on Tuesday 14 October.

“Jaman was remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.”