Police on Monday also named 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as one of Butt’s accomplices but did not give any details about the third attacker.
British police on Monday named two of three men who were shot dead after vehicle and stabbing attacks at the weekend in the heart of London, and arrested several more people in east London who are believed to be connected to the terrorists.
Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not a “subject of interest” to police or the intelligence services. In a clip of the documentary, Butt can be seen praying to a black Islamist flag in London’s Regent Park, The Independent reported.
All three of the London Bridge attackers were shot dead at the scene by officers within eight minutes of police receiving the first emergency call.
Cook said while the attack is tragic, she was impressed with the London police’s quick response and consistent communication with the public.
In the wake of the latest Islamic terror attack in London, law enforcement authorities have conducted a number of raids in the city in hopes of cleaning up a cell.
The 27-year-old former transit worker was a “sociable man” with a “dark side”, according to The Washington Post.
We condemn it in the utmost way,”said Muhammad Abdullah of the Ahmadiya Muslim community All twelve people arrested on Sunday have now been released without charge”.
Police have not identified the third person killed by police after Saturday’s attack.
Butt was known to the police and MI5.
Khuram Shazad Butt was associated with the banned extremist group al-Muhajiroun, co-founded by notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary, and appeared in a 2016 documentary called “The Jihadis Next Door”. Police say the investigation is progressing but have also said none of the suspected attackers had been previously judged as a security threat.
Men driving a white rental van struck pedestrians on London Bridge at 10 p.m. local time Saturday before driving to nearby Borough Market, where three armed attackers proceeded to stab people in nearby pubs and restaurants.
Twelve people were arrested in connection to Sunday’s vehicle attack and knife rampage in London that killed seven people and left more than 20 in critical condition.
‘A small number of the highest priority investigations involve current attack planning, and these investigations command a significant proportion of our resource, ‘ police said.
They went on to condemn both the London attack and the earlier suicide bombing in Manchester last month. The police suspect his wife is now in custody in Britain, it said.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack.
“Severe means an attack across the country is still highly likely, and so we have all got to be vigilant”, Khan said.