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Terror Suspect Absconds Sparking Police Hunt
A suspected terrorist has gone missing, police have said.
Ibrahim Magag, 28, absconded from a Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (Tpims) notice after failing to meet his overnight residence condition on Boxing Day.
He was last seen in the Camden area of north London on the same day at 5.20pm.
A Met spokesman said: "The Counter Terrorism Command immediately launched inquiries to trace the man and these continue. Public safety remains our priority.
"At the request of the police an anonymity order imposed by a court was lifted today to allow a public appeal.
"Anyone who sees this man or knows of his whereabouts should not approach him, but call 999 immediately."
He added: "Ibrahim Magag is not considered at this time to represent a direct threat to the British public."
Magag is described as a black man of Somali origin, 6ft 2in and of slim to medium build. He has a beard, but detectives warned he may try to change his appearance.
He was last seen wearing a khaki robe, a black Berghaus windcheater and navy Converse trainers.
Security Minister James Brokenshire said: "National security is the Government's top priority and the police are doing everything in their power to apprehend this man as quickly as possible.
"The Home Secretary, on police operational advice, today applied to the High Court for an order protecting anonymity to be lifted in order to assist withtheir investigation.
"The Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measure in this case was intended to prevent fundraising and overseas travel. We do not believe his disappearance is linked to any terrorism planning in the UK."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the confidential Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321.
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what do you think?
Another one on the loose
How can this happen why not lock him up
We are told we can't deport these people because of (there) human rights,no consideration of ours. We are told these people cost us £10,000 each just in surveillance . So what has happened here?? If our spineless leaders wont deport them send them to Strasbourg they made the ruling they should be responsible for there judgments. I hope this individual is recaptured quickly! !!
That's a good idea let them keep them
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Makes you wonder why he is in this country at all Our laws must be rubbish if he is not back in Somalia his home
There's load of them from Somalia in my town and they seem to have loads of money to spend on the bookies designer clothes and lovely houses all paid for by us
A lot of the work actually, only a few abuse the system. If you care to glance at legitimate statistics on benefits claimants, you'd be surprised for sure
Windows, the clue is in the word 'suspect'. He hasn't even been charged with anything. Perhaps we should allow the police to just lock up or deport anyone they suspect of a crime. Who needs proof eh, that's for lefty do gooders.
he can go anywherein a burkah this countries a joke
So why don't you leave then? Please!
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