Pres. Trump Warned Theresa May, ‘Focus on Radical Islamic Terrorism’, Day After Muslims Arrested in Plot to Assassinate UK PM

The day before President Donald Trump warned British Prime Minister Theresa May, “don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine!”, two Muslim men were arrested by British police for targeting May in an assassination plot that allegedly involved bombing 10 Downing Street and stabbing May to death.

British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Trump gave the warning in a to-and-fro with May on November 29 about his retweets of videos critical of radical Muslims posted by Britain First’s Jayda Fransen.

Metropolitan Police released a statement on Tuesday announcing the arrests of two men on November 28 for terrorism offenses. The UK media is reporting the arrested men were plotting to kill May.

Two men arrested last week have been charged with terrorism offences.

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20 (23.07.97) of north London has today been charged as follows:

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to that intention, contrary to section 5(1)(a) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006;

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of assisting Mohammed Aqib Imran to commit acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention of committing acts of terrorism, contrary to section 5(1)(b) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006.

Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21 (28.01.96), of south-east Birmingham has been charged as follows:

= within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to that intention, contrary to section 5(1)(a) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006.

Both men are remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 6 December.

The men were arrested by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command on Tuesday, 28 November.”

The Independent reported early on Wednesday about details of the thwarted plot.

Security services believe they have foiled a plot to assassinate Theresa May in Downing Street.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to kill the Prime Minister by using a bomb disguised as a bag to blow off the gates of Downing Street and then attack her with knives.

The suspects were detained during raids in London and Birmingham last week and charged with terrorism offences. They are due to appear in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

…The Metropolitan Police said Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, from north London, and Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, from Birmingham, had been charged with preparing a terrorist act.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson declined to confirm that the arrests were linked to a plot to attack Ms May…”

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