Alleged plot to blow up No 10 gates and kill PM

A man planned to bomb Downing Street’s gates before attacking Theresa May with a knife and suicide vest inside Number 10, a court has heard.

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, has been charged with preparing acts of terrorism and was remanded in custody during a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

The 20-year-old appeared alongside Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, who is accused of trying to join Islamic State.

The pair were arrested in raids by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command in London and Birmingham on 28 November.

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