Lowestoft terror suspect to face trial

A TERROR suspect arrested at Lowestoft railway station will face trial in the summer, a court has ruled.

A TERROR suspect arrested at Lowestoft railway station will face trial in the summer, a court has ruled.

Neil Lewington, 43, of Church End Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, Berks, will be tried at the Old Bailey on June 29 next year.

He appeared by prison videolink at the court before Mr Justice Calvert-Smith and was remanded back in custody.

Unemployed Lewington was arrested after police allegedly found with two improvised explosive devices when they searched a man at Lowestoft station on October 30.


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Lewington was charged with 10 offences under the Terrorism Act and one under the Explosives Act.

One charge alleges he travelled from Reading to Lowestoft with two improvised explosive devices.

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Other charges include preparing acts of terrorism, having an explosive substance with intent to endanger life, having a Waffen SS UK member's handbook and a book called Counter Bomb for terrorism.

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