Woman from Batley charged with terrorism offence

A woman from Batley appeared before magistrates in Westminster today charged with a terrorism offence.

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Following an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit, 56-year-old Mary Kaya has been charged with an offence of Disseminating Terrorist Publications, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

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She was arrested on October 21 2015 as part of a pre-planned operation led by the North East CTU.

She is due to appear before a court again later this month.