Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist has her sentence cut

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London – The youngest woman jailed for a terror plot in Britain had her sentence cut by two years on Tuesday after she was compared to a child grooming gang victim.

Safaa Boular, 19, spurred on sister Rizlaine Boular, 23, and mother Mina Dich, 45, to hatch a suicide bomb attack after she was arrested trying to reach Syria.

Safaa was just 15 when she was wooed by Coventry-born IS fighter Naweed Hussain, 32, who urged her to launch a kamikaze attack on the British Museum. They were due to marry.

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Mina Dich, aged 45, the mother of Safaa Boular, who was sentenced for preparation of terrorist acts, can be seen in this undated Metropolitan Police handout photograph in London. Picture: Metropolitan Police/Handout via Reuters

Joel Bennathan, QC, representing Safaa at the Court of Appeal on Tuesday, compared her to the girls abused by grooming gangs. He said: ‘She had been groomed and radicalised, including sexual grooming by a man twice her age.’

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Rizlaine Boular and her sister of Safaa Boular pleaded guilty to preparation of terrorist acts in London. Picture: Metropolitan Police/Handout via Reuters

Rizlaine Boular’s appeal was dismissed but Safaa Boular’s minimum life sentence term was reduced from 13 to 11 years.

Daily Mail

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