A British supporter of the ISIS terrorist organization was sentenced to eight years in prison after sending an “extremely vivid” execution video to an undercover police officer.
Ibrahim Anderson, 44, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday and sentenced to a five-year serious crime prevention order after his release.
He will serve two-thirds of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.
Anderson was arrested on October 21, 2020, and pleaded guilty in April to 10 counts of disseminating terrorist publications, four counts of possessing terrorist information, and one count of violating terrorist notification requirements. Serving sentence in prison.
Luton Mechanic—born Andrew Anderson—was sentenced to three years in prison in 2016 for inviting support for ISIS to get support outside Topshop on Oxford Street in London in 2014. Anderson was also sentenced for robbery in the 1990s, during which time he converted to Islam.
The father of five children shared videos of “extremely vivid” incidents, such as beheadings, suicide bombings, and beautifying past battles with an undercover policewoman.
The titles of the promo include “Fire of War”, “Answer Calls” and “Parade of Light”, and a father encourages his children to follow his martyrdom.
In the verdict of Anderson, Judge Philip Katz, QC, said that some of the shots he shared were “the worst end of the range seen in this court.”
In the message to the undercover police officer, Anderson also promised: “With the help of Tawhid, we will [the belief in the oneness of God], Raised the black flag in London. “
During searches of his property and equipment, more terrorist materials were found, including magazines containing descriptions of terrorist attacks.
Patrick Harte, who defended Anderson, said his client said that the material must have been downloaded with the video, and that he had never opened or shared the material.
Hart said his client was “remorseful”, more open to other religions, and expressed his remorse.
But he added that during the CCP virus pandemic, Anderson “turned to the Internet to seek some form of release” while talking to undercover officials.
The judge said Anderson “spends too much time in the dark areas of the Internet.”
PA contributed to this report.
This News Originally From – The Epoch Times