Isis recruit jailed for 30 years over plot to kill prime minister

Isis recruit jailed for 30 years over plot to kill prime minister

An Islamic state recruit who planned a bomb, knife and gun attack on Downing Street in which he wanted to assassinate Theresa May has been jailed for 30 years.

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, intended to carry out a “full frontal assault” on the gates and the door of No 10 and expected to die in the attack.

He was caught after an undercover investigation by MI5, Scotland Yard and the FBI that involved handing him a fake bomb in an undercover sting. He discussed his plan with MI5 officers posing as Isis operatives online.

Rahman, from Finchley, north London, was arrested in November for planning the attack with his uncle, who had joined Isis in Syria and was killed in an airstrike. Rahman was found…

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