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Joined a terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) Briton Jack Letts, also known as Jihadi Jack, wanted to personally behead served in the British army a school friend. About it reports The Independent.
During the hearings on case initiated against the parents of the terrorist, was announced the words Jihadi Jack. “I truly believe that the attack on the British army — a very commendable action,” he said to the parents. When they told him that his former classmate is in the army, Jack said that she would personally behead him.
It is noted that in the UK resumed criminal proceedings against the parents of Jihadi Jack — John Letts and Sally lane. They had to stand trial in January 2017 on charges of aiding terrorism: after Jack is gone for Jihad, they sent him 1723 pounds sterling (about 140 thousand) to support him financially. Then the hearing moved to may 2019.
In 2018, the authorities of the unrecognized Syrian Kurdistan accused Jack Letts in collaboration with IG. Then the young man, who also has canadian citizenship, appealed to canadian diplomats and has asked the government to release him from prison and allowed to come to Canada. Then he told me that I would like to return to the UK.
In 2014, when he was 18, Letts converted to Islam, left Oxford, where he studied, and fled to Syria where he joined the ranks of ISIS and adopted the name Ibrahim. As explained by a young man to the reporters, he went to the middle East “in search of truth and people who keep it” and does not regret his actions. “I was looking for the people of truth and found them there, told Jihadi Jack. — They teach others, and from them much good, praise be to Allah”.
The militants of the “Islamic state” captured 2014 part of Syria and Iraq and declared a Caliphate there. According to British intelligence MI6 in Syria and Iraq fought about 400 subjects of the United Kingdom, while a member of the house of Commons, Khalid Mahmood called another figure — 1.5 thousand people.
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