Birmingham & Black Country

Birmingham man 'kept explosives at his home'

A 28-year-old man has been charged with preparing for acts of terrorism.

Zahid Hussain, of Naseby Road in Alum Rock, Birmingham, is accused of keeping explosives at his home, West Midlands Police said.

Mr Hussain was arrested in June last year and has been detained under the Mental Health Act since then, the force added.

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court by video link and is due before the Central Criminal Court on 15 July.

Mr Hussain was remanded in custody.

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