A London supply driver who’s accused of making an attempt to affix Isis mentioned killing The Queen and David Cameron with one other extremist, a court docket was instructed.
Aweys Shikhey additionally talked about massacring Jews in Stamford Hill, north London, and murdering soccer followers with an AK47 as they left Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium White Hart Lane, a jury heard.
The 38-year-old Somali with Dutch citizenship was arrested by counter-terror police at London Stansted Airport as he tried to board a flight to Turkey on 23 Could 2017.
Shikhey, a DPD supply driver, from Tottenham, north-east London, denies partaking in conduct in preparation to commit terrorist acts on the Outdated Bailey.
It’s alleged Shikhey, who has a Somalian spouse and kids dwelling in Holland, was planning to journey to affix the extremists after flying to Istanbul.
The court docket was instructed that after quite a few makes an attempt Shikhey was in a position to acquire a £10,000 mortgage for a “marriage ceremony” solely to ship the money to an “avid” Isis supporter dwelling in Norway.
For the crown Barnaby Jameson, mentioned based on the Guardian: “The face the defendant introduced to the world was totally different to his actual face. That’s, a terrorist hiding in plain sight.
“The defendant, you’ll hear, was a secret and certainly keen supporter of Islamic State.
“So keen, he was prepared to depart his life, his job, his family members behind to affix Islamic State as a front-line combatant.”
The jury was instructed that Shikhey had contact with a Somalian man in Kenya known as Abdirahman Idris Hassanm with the messages recovered by police from his laptop computer.
He allegedly spoke to Shikhey about travelling to Syria and Iraq with Hassan saying “might God bestow you in killing David Cameron and the previous lady Elizabeth”, based on the prosecution.
Additionally they allegedly mentioned males wanted to conduct a big terror assault within the capital utilizing an AK47, an M16 or an BKM computerized weapons, jurors heard.
Shikhey allegedly mentioned: “They might have been taken to Stamford Hill and when folks go away from their recreation.”
The crown allege that “recreation” refers to White Hart Lane Tottenham Hotspur’s house stadium whereas Shikhey allegedly mentioned in reference to Stamford Hill: “A whole lot of Jews collect over there…it is space within the UK the place they’re majority.”
The trial continues.