Wakefield man admits terrorism charge

    A man from Wakefield has appeared in court charged with terrorism related offences.

    Farooq Rashid, 43, of Soothill Road, pleaded guilty to disseminating a terrorist publication at Leeds Crown Court.

    Rashid is also charged with possessing a publication likely to be useful to a terrorist, which he denies.

    He was further remanded in custody and a date was set for his trial to begin on 22 May.

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