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Assad Sarwar

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member


Importance Low
Location of Detention United Kingdom
Capturing Authority United Kingdom
Date of Capture Aug. 10, 2006
Location of Capture United Kingdom
Affiliation UK-US airline bomb plotters
Role Member
Full Given Name Assad Ali Sarwar
Nationality British
Date of Birth May 24, 19801
Place of Birth High Wycombe, United Kingdom2
Gender Male
Charged with Conspiracy to murder; Preparing acts of terrorism3
Charging authority United Kingdom
In connection with UK Foils Transatlantic Bombings
Charges issued Aug. 21, 2006
Case status Pending
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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