Ten in court over failed bomb attacks
London Telegraph | August 12, 2005
|Ten people will appear in court today charged in connection with the failed July 21 attacks in London.
Eight people are due to appear before Bow Street magistrates in central London via videolink, with another expected to appear in person.
A tenth man charged last night is also due to appear today.
All 10 are charged with failing to disclose information about a terrorism suspect. Three are also charged with assisting a person in evading arrest.
The first of the 10 to be charged last week was 23-year-old Ismael Abdurahman of south east London.
He will appear via videolink today charged with failing to disclose information about Hussain Osman, who is alleged to have tried to blow up a Tube train near Shepherd's Bush station.
Osman's wife, Yeshiemebet Girma, 29, and her sister Mulumebet, 21, both of Stockwell, south London, will also appear via videolink charged with the same offence.
Three men arrested in Brighton on July 31 - Shadi Abdel Gadir, 22, Omar Nagmeloin Almagboul, 20 and Mohamed Kabashi, 23 - face the same charge and will also appear before the court via videolink.
Asias Girma, 20, of Stockwell, South London, is the only one of the nine scheduled to appear before the court in person.
He is charged with failing to disclose information about Osman and with assisting him in evading arrest.
Last night Abdul Sharif, 28, was charged with failing to disclose information about Osman.
Osman, 27, is currently being held under a European Arrest Warrant in Rome.
Two other men charged in connection with the attempted bombings on July 21 will appear via videolink.
Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, 30, of New Southgate, North London, is charged with failing to disclose information about Ibrahim Muktar Said - who is alleged to have tried to blow up a bus in Hackney Road - and Yasin Omar - who is accused of trying to detonate a device on a Tube train near Warren Street.
Ali is also charged with assisting Said in evading arrest.
Wharbi Mohammed, 22, of Notting Hill, West London, faces charges of failing to disclose information about Ramzi Mohamed - who is alleged to have tried to blow up a Tube train near Oval station - and with assisting him in evading arrest.
A committal hearing in each case is provisionally scheduled for September 1.