Man accused of raising funds for terrorism

A man has been charged with raising funds for terrorism on three separate occasions last year.

Shabaaz Hussain, 27, from east London, is accused of providing money or property for terrorism purposes on 12 April, 6 July and 3 September 2010.

He is also accused of playing a part in preparing for acts of terrorism - not thought to be against the UK - between 1 January 2009 and 22 October 2010.

Mr Hussain will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday.

He is facing five charges under the Terrorism Act 2000 and 2006.

The fifth charge made against Mr Hussain is making funding arrangements for the purposes of terrorism between 1 January 2009 and 22 October last year.

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