Mohammed Emwazi
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'Jihadi John' had anger management therapy, says teacher

The BBC has learned that Mohammed Emwazi, who has been identified as the Islamic State extremist 'Jihadi John', had anger management therapy at his secondary school in north-west London.

A teacher who knew him at the Quintin Kynaston academy, and asked for her identity to be protected, told the BBC's Newsnight that MI5 has since interviewed staff there.

She said she remembered a "lovely boy" who "had a real willingness to succeed", despite early behavioural problems.

Richard Watson reports.

  • 27 Feb 2015
  • From the section UK
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