Islamic State supporter pleads guilty to plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London

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Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, from Hayes, Middlesex, admitted preparation of terrorist acts and dissemination of terrorist publications at a hearing at the Old Bailey.

File photo. St Paul's. Image: Victoria Jones/PA Images File photo. St Paul's. Image: Victoria Jones/PA Images A SUPPORTER OF the Islamic State terror group has pleaded guilty to plotting to bomb St Paul’s Cathedral and a hotel.

The charge states that Shaikh made contact with someone who could prepare explosives and went on a reconnaissance trip to scope out the historic site and a hotel as locations to plant bombs. She prepared the words of a pledge of allegiance to the group, also known as Isis or Daesh, between August 2019 and October 2019.

She also shared terrorist documents via groups using the Telegram messaging app over the same period. The defendant, who wore black robe, spoke quietly as she entered her guilty pleas before Mr Justice Sweeney at the Old Bailey on Friday.The judge ordered that the defence should serve any psychiatric report by 3 April.


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Poor lady just wants to share her cultural values with her nation.

Its only a matter of time before it happens here

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