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Christmas Bomb Plot – Not Guilty recorded for Andy Star

Andy Star a former policeman and Brigadiers body guard from Kurdistan was charged with offences of Terrorism ( contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006) it was alleged that he and another male were in the early stages of preparing improvised explosive devices with the intention of planning a large scale terror attack in the UK. This case received wide spread press coverage, they were nicknamed the “Christmas Bombers”, it was alleged that the target was ” a Christmas market in the UK”, it was alleged that they were planning to use “Driverless cars” for the terror attack. There was  a trial in 2018 and a retrial in 2019. Chaudhury solicitors assembled a team of barristers, including Queens Counsel and a team of experts including, pyrotechnics,explosive and firearms experts. The judge  recorded  a not guilty verdict on the 12th July 2018. The client provided a statement to the press thanking Chaudhury Solicitors and the team of Barristers for all their help.

Link to media coverage below:

Andy Star thanks his defence team, the Judge and the Jury.

https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/i-feared-worst-after-being-3088081

https://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/crime/chesterfield-man-andy-star-tells-of-his-suffering-after-being-cleared-of-terror-plot-1-9877218

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-man-guilty-plotting-terror-18019868

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7466806/retrial-chip-shop-suspected-terrorists/

https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/13/former-chip-shop-owner-cleared-of-terror-charges-says-he-feared-the-worst-10269822/

https://news.sky.com/story/two-charged-over-suspected-christmas-terror-plot-11187846

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