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Man facing terror charges over social media posts

Man facing terror charges over social media posts

A 29-year-old man is due in court charged with offences under the Terrorism Act in the UK relating to alleged social media postings.

Atzaz Khan, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, was arrested by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit (Nectu) in March and has now been charged with six counts of disseminating terrorist publications under Section 2 of the Act.

Khan is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Wednesday.

A Nectu spokesman said: "The investigation is in relation to alleged social media postings."