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Tanvir Hussain

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member

Detained

Details
ImportanceLow
Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureUnited Kingdom
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
RoleMember
NationalityBritish
Date of BirthFeb. 21, 19811
GenderMale
Charged withConspiracy to murder, preparing acts of terrorism5
Charging authorityUnited Kingdom
In connection withUK Foils Transatlantic Bombings
Charges issuedAug. 21, 2006
Case statusPending
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • The charges against him suggest his role in the alleged plot began sometime after Jan. 1, 2006.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in Leyton, London, UK, E10.
  • UK National Insurance No JN8463195.1,2,4,5
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    Possible
  • Worked for a mobile phone company.
  • Possible brother to Umair and Nabeel Hussain.3
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    Sources
    1 Bank of England press release, Aug. 11, 2006.
    2 Bank of England frozen assets list.
    3 Kovaleski, Serge F. 'Journey to Realm of Militancy Began in Places Most Ordinary.'
    4 'The arrested suspects.' The Daily Telegraph, Aug. 13, 2006.
    5 'Eleven Charged over Bomb Plot.' BBC, Aug. 21, 2006.
     
     
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