Vile hate preacher Anjem Choudary has enjoyed a relatively easy ride the last few years. He’s been able to pocket benefits and live in a free society, all whilst condemning every aspect of Britain and the British way of life. From attacking democracy, supporting ISIS as somewhere he ‘would love to live’ and praising the killers of Drummer Lee Rigby, Choudary has been able to build up a menacing profile, whilst being relatively unscathed by the law.
Now, after years of close monitoring by counter-terrorist detectives, Choudary has finally been charged with ‘inviting support for the so- called Islamic State’. He has been remanded in custody until 28th August and could serve up to 10 years in prison, if convicted.
Speaking from the dock at a packed out Westminster Magistrates’ Court, Choudary attempted to use his plea to condemn David Cameron and the British system, for war crimes. He has also demanded to represent himself and proclaimed that a Sharia Court would ‘treat him better’.
Whilst it’s easy for even the mention of Choudary’s name to make your blood boil, find solace in the fact that he may be going off the radar for a long time….
Let’s just hope precautions are taken to ensure he would be prevented from poisoning more minds, if placed behind bars.
Mo Metcalf-Fisher is Contributing Editor at Conservative Way Forward.
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