Shahid Khan sentenced for 4 months over breaching Terrorism Act notification order


BIRMINGHAM: A Birmingham man has been sentenced to four months imprisonment suspended for two years on Tuesday (October 6) at the Old Bailey for breaching conditions of an order made under the Terrorism Act of 2008.

Shahid Khan, from Derrydown Road, Perry Barr, served 20 months in prison in 2013 after travelling to Pakistan with the intention of taking part in terrorism training. On his release he was subject to a Part 4 notification order for 10 years under the Terrorism Act 2008 and Counter Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019.

Shahid Khan

According West Midlands Police, the order requires the 28-year-old to notify Counter Terrorism Police of any changes to his financial situation or communication and travel capabilities. At Westminster Magistrates Court Khan pleaded guilty to failing to notify officers when he opened a new bank account and obtained a new mobile phone, as well as two counts of obtaining new bank cards.

Detective Chief Superintendent Kenny Bell, from West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, said: “This sentence shows how seriously we take breaches of orders set by the courts. Given the severity of what Khan intended to do several years ago, we need to monitor his movements and behaviour to ensure he poses no further threat.”