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Man charged with distributing terrorist publication

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A 31-year-old man has been charged with distributing a terrorist publication, Scotland Yard has said.

Mohammed Alam, of Croydon, south London, was arrested at a business address on Tuesday by officers from Counter Terrorism Command.

Armed officers were present but no shots were fired.

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday, where he was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 8 January.

He was charged under the Terrorism Act 2006 with distributing or circulating a terrorist publication.

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