Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry teenager charged with terror offences

A teenager from Coventry has appeared in court charged with preparing acts of terrorism and assisting others to prepare acts of terrorism.

Zakariya Ashiq, 19, of the Foleshill area of the city, was arrested by anti-terror police at Heathrow last week after getting off a flight from Jordan.

He has been remanded in custody by Westminster magistrates.

Mr Ashiq is due to appear before the Old Bailey on 4 December for a preliminary hearing.

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