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Assad Sarwar

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member


Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureUnited Kingdom
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Full Given NameAssad Ali Sarwar
Date of BirthMay 24, 19801
Place of BirthHigh Wycombe, United Kingdom2
Charged withConspiracy to murder; Preparing acts of terrorism3
Charging authorityUnited Kingdom
In connection withUK Foils Transatlantic Bombings
Charges issuedAug. 21, 2006
Case statusPending
Narrative and Notes
  • The charges against him suggest authorities believe his role in the plot began sometime after Jan. 1, 2006.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK.
  • Address in Birmingham, UK.
  • Brother Amjad Sarwar denied he had any links to terrorism.1,3
    1 Bank of England press release, Aug. 11, 2006.
    2 Bank of England frozen assets list.
    3 'Eleven Charged over Bomb Plot.' BBC, Aug. 21, 2006.
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