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Umar Islam

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member


Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureLondon, United Kingdom3
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Alias(es)Umar Brian2, Brian Oliver Young2, Brian Young5
Alternate TransliterationOmar Islam
Date of BirthApril 23, 19781
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
  • The charges against him suggest authorities believe his role in the alleged plot started after Jan. 1, 2006.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK.
  • Address in Plainstow, London, UK.
  • Address in London, UK, E7.
  • Address in London, UK, E15.
  • UK National Insurance No. JM736443D.1,2,5
  • Married with a child.
  • Parents of Carribean origin.
  • Changed name from Brian Oliver Young.4
    1 Bank of England press release, Aug. 11, 2006.
    2 Bank of England frozen assets list.
    3 The Daily Mail, Aug. 11, 2006.
    4 'The arrested suspects.' The Daily Telegraph, Aug. 13, 2006.
    5 'Eleven Charged over Bomb Plot.' BBC, Aug. 21, 2006.
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