A Newham man has been convicted after breaching the terms of his terrorism notification order.

Muhammad Abid, 33, was found guilty yesterday (April 23) at the Old Bailey of two breaches under the Counter Terrorism Act 2008.

Abid failed to tell police officers about a bank account he had opened and a vehicle that was deregistered from his possession.

The 33-year-old breached a part four notification order under the 2008 Act which he had been made subject to in 2018 for ten years.

Det Ch Supt Gareth Rees, head of operations at the Metropolitan Police's counter terrorism command, said: "Abid failed to provide the information he was required, so we’ve taken action to investigate that and bring him back before the courts.

"We take the monitoring of terrorism notification requirements very seriously," he added.

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Abid was remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced at the same court on June 17.

Abid was made subject to the notification order after a prior investigation.

He was convicted in January 2018 for failing to disclose information about an act of terrorism he was aware of.

This ran contrary to section 38 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

Abid was released from prison in August 2021, but officers kept in contact with him to monitor his compliance with the notification order.

Police became concerned over Abid's lack of engagement with them and in March 2022 they carried out searches at two east London addresses linked to him.

Officers found evidence suggesting Abid had breached the terms of his notification requirement.

After further enquiries, he was charged in August 2023 with the two breaches and convicted this year.