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Waheed Zaman

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member


Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureWalthamstow, Greater London, United Kingdom3
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Alias(es)Wassem Zaman2
Date of BirthMay 27, 19841
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 sometime after Jan. 1, 2006.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in London, UK, E17.
  • UK National Insurance No. JE296729B.
  • His sister denied he had any links to terrorism. He is a biomedical science student who is head of the Islamic Society at London Metropolitan University. 1,2,3
  • Lived in Walthamstow.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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