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Cossor Ali

UK-US airline bomb plotters Family Member


ImportanceVery Low
Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureUnited Kingdom
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
RoleFamily Member
Alternate Name(s)Cossar Ali
Charged withFailure to disclose knowledge of terrorist preparations3
Charging authorityUnited Kingdom
In connection withUK Foils Transatlantic Bombings
Charges issuedAug. 21, 2006
Case statusPending
Narrative and Notes
  • The charges against her suggested she had some knowledge of the plot in 2005.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in London, UK, E17.
  • Maiden name "Anwar."1,2,3
  • Reportedly has an infant child with her husband, Abdula Ahmed Ali.
    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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