Sheffield M1 Terror Trio Remanded

10 July 2012, 19:30 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Three men, charged with terror offences after they were pulled over on the M1 near Sheffield with a car full of weapons have appeared in court.

26 year old  Jewel Uddin, Omar Mohammed Khan, 27, and 23 year old Mohammed Hasseen, faced Westminster Magistrates' Court accused of preparation for an act or acts of terrorism.

They were arrested after a routine stop of a Renault Laguna by police on the M1 motorway near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on Saturday June 30.

In the car police found machetes found guns, knives, machetes and a home-made explosive device.

They all appeared in court, and spoke only to confirm their names and addresses during the short hearing.

They were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on July 31.

Four other men were also arrested last week, including a kirkless man remain in custody.

Officers have until Wednesday to charge, release or apply for a warrant of further detention for three of them.

The fourth man can be held until Thursday.