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Muhammad Aftab Suleman in court charged with terrorism offences

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Image caption Counter terrorism police made the arrest at Manchester Airport

A man has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences after being arrested at Manchester Airport trying to board a flight to Pakistan.

At Westminster Magistrates' Court, Muhammad Aftab Suleman, 24, faced five charges under Section 58 of the Terrorism Act.

Mr Suleman, of Peakdale Avenue, Manchester, was arrested on Saturday.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 9 January.

Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000 relates to the collection of information which is likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

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