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Who is Hisham Chaudhary?
Hisham Chaudhary, 28, from Leicestershire, was convicted of being a member of the outlawed Islamic terrorist organization, which operates in Syria and Iraq, after a month-long trial in Birmingham Crown Court.
Jurors also returned guilty verdicts on four counts of disseminating terrorist publications and two of entering into a funding agreement contrary to anti-terrorism laws.
In a statement issued after the verdicts, Counter Terrorism Policing North East said that Oadby’s Chaudhary was arrested in November 2019 following an investigation supported by Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands and Leicestershire Police.
Counterterrorism police said detectives uncovered considerable evidence to show that Chaudhary was a ‘trusted and active member of the prohibited terrorist group, one that not only subscribed to its ideology, but also immersed itself in supporting its activities and creating and disseminating propaganda in its Name. ‘.
Operating primarily online, the defendant was able to promote violent jihad from the UK, providing secure communication networks for like-minded people, the court heard.
How old is Hisham Chaudhary?
He is 28 year old.
The trial was told that Chaudhary created videos to spread the ideology of IS, also known as Daesh, even seeking help to prevent them from being removed or eliminated.
Financial investigators also revealed that Chaudhary had deliberately developed his understanding and use of Bitcoin to receive and transfer thousands of pounds, paying smugglers to free ISIS supporters from detention camps in Syria.
Commenting on the investigation, Detective Superintendent Martin Snowden, head of the Northeast Counter-Terrorism Police, said: “ From the comfort of his UK home, Hisham Chaudhary took an active role in advocating, supporting and funding of terrorism.
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, now called the Islamic State group, marching in Raqqa, Syria, in 2014
‘It is evident that he was a valued member of Daesh, one who had consistently demonstrated his loyalty through his actions.
“Banned organizations present a very real risk to our safety, to the safety of communities both in the UK and abroad. Anyone who shows support for such a group, in any way, will be prosecuted without exception.
Despite the weight of the evidence against him, Hisham Chaudhary has tried to present himself as a humanitarian. In fact, he is a terrorist and today he has been recognized as such by the jury.
Chaudhary has been placed in pretrial detention for his sentencing on September 3.
Hisham Chaudhary Quicks and Facts
- British man found guilty of using Bitcoin to help fund the so-called Islamic State
- Hisham Chaudhary, 28, was convicted of being a member of the terror group
- Counter Terrorism Policing North East said Chaudhary was arrested in 2019
- He was able to promote jihad from the UK by operating online, court heard