A 15-year-old schoolboy who transformed to Islam was arrested with a kitchen knife in his rucksack as he ready for an “imminent” assault on one in all his lecturers who made a joke about pork, a courtroom has heard.
The schoolboy, who can’t be named, had allegedly beforehand deliberate an assault on the Isle of Wight music pageant utilizing a pickup truck and knife, however dropped the plan.
He mentioned the brand new plan in chats on a social media discussion board for video players known as Discord after organising an account utilizing an encrypted Proton electronic mail tackle.
Using the identify TawidOverKufr – God over disbelief – he joined a bunch known as Caliphate Revivalists, a reference to the world as soon as managed by Islamic State.
“It was clear from the first message [the schoolboy] posted that he must already know other members in the group,” Serena Gates, prosecuting, instructed Kingston Crown Court.
On 4 July 2022, the boy messaged: “I’m Inshallah [God willing] going to launch an operation today. Please make dua [pray] for me brothers.”
A person known as ‘Abu Aaqib al Albani’ requested: “What operation?”
The boy replied: “Destroying kufr [disbelief] in the lands of the kufr is all I’m gonna say although the kufaar [disbelievers] hate it.”
Abu Aaqib al Albani requested: “For real? Are you doing something irl [in real life]?”
The youth instructed him: “I’m generally determined. I have a location which will probably have knives to rob.”
Al Albani replied: “I’m gonna do dua [pray] for you.”
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The youth went on: “There’s a kaafir [non-believer] I know who said something about Muhammad saw [peace be upon him] which would enrage anyone with iman [faith].”
Al Albani requested: “U gonna kill him?” and added: “Film it.”
The boy instructed him: “Inshallah [God willing]. Let me say why, so we understand. This kaafir said his girlfriend makes pictures of Prophet saw out of pork. These evil imbeciles deserve nothing more but to be slaughtered and if what mentioned does not enrage [you], then iman is not fully there.”
Ms Gates instructed the jury the dialog was a reference to an “ill-advised joke” made by the boy’s tutor at his academic unit a couple of fictitious girlfriend known as Jaqueline working in a meat processing plant, packing pork chops within the form of the prophet.
The boy, now aged 16 and from the Isle of Wight, denies planning a terrorist assault and the case continues.