UK police charge man under terror laws over Buckingham Palace incident

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Posted: Aug 31, 2017 8:09 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday they had charged under terrorism laws a man who was carrying a four-foot sword outside Buckingham Palace last week.

The Metropolitan police charged the 26 year-old Mohiussunnath Choudhury under the Terrorism Act of 2006 "for engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or acts of terrorism."

(Reporting by Fanny Potkin; editing by Kate Holton)