Kamran sabir (40) from stoke on trent spoke infront of the black IS flag. He used the words “The kuffar (unbeliever) will attack you and kill you”, misguiding them to to join IS.
“Stand up and be ready to sacrifice, be ready to stand in the face of the elements of Shaytan (Satan), be ready to spill blood and have your blood spilt.” He told them Hussein ran the mosque which was registered as a charity on the high street where a former shop front was located.
An undercover officer using the name “Qassim” had attended the mosque on june 2016 and has been recording the sermons given by hussain over a four month period.
When he was arrested on the 14th of febuary this year,he did not give answers but gave police a written statement saying the ability to discuss “difficult concepts in a challenging world” was an essential part of the exercise of religion and freedom of speech.
Mari Reid, from the Crown Prosecution Service,said: “Kamran Hussain was in a position of trust and authority which he abused by encouraging support for Daesh and glorifying violent extremism.
He has now been sentenced to six and a half years jail time.
Article written by WNU