Terror Suspect Adebolajo wants to be called ?Mujahid Abu Hamza?


Sketch ... image of Adebolajo holding Koran in court

Sketch ? image of Adebolajo holding Koran in court

Adebolajo told Westminster Magistrates Court he wished to be known as ?Mujahid Abu Hamza?.

Adebolajo, 28, of Romford, Essex is accused of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.

He also faces charges of attempting to murder two police officers and possession of a firearm.

Adebolajo, whose left arm was bandaged, sat between plain clothes police officers and a prison guard during the brief hearing.

He was remanded in custody.

Appearance ... Michael Adebolajo

Appearance ? Michael Adebolajo

Dad-of-one Lee, 25, was hacked to death outside the barracks he was staying in Woolwich, south London.

Michael Adebowale, 22, of Greenwich, south London appeared at the Old Bailey via video link.

He is accused of murdering Drummer Rigby on May 22, as well as possession of a firearm, a 9.4mm KNIL Model 91 revolver, with intent to cause others to believe that violence would be used.

No application for bail was made during the brief hearing.

The judge, Mr Justice Sweeney, told the court the defendant would reappear for a preliminary hearing on June 28, when his case is expected to be joined up with that of Adebolajo.


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