Man who shared Prince George photo to go on terrorism trial

LONDON — An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group is to go on trial in London in April after being charged with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school on social media.

Prosecutors alleged that 31-year-old Husnain Rashid made the post about the 4-year-old prince on the encrypted messaging app Telegram, and say it was meant to help others plan terror attacks. They also alleged he planned to go to Syria to join IS.

Rashid was arrested on Nov. 22 and charged with preparing and assisting others to prepare terrorism acts.

He appeared by video link at a London court Wednesday and spoke only to confirm his details.

A four-week trial is set to begin from Apr. 30.

Must Read

Prince William speaks of 'anger' when his mother...

Jan 12, 2017

Britain's Prince William has comforted a young girl who lost a parent and spoken out about his...

Trainspotting's Ewan McGregor snubs Piers Morgan...

Jan 24, 2017

Actor Ewan McGregor was a last minute no-show on the Good Morning Britain show because of a dispute...

Arsenal midfielder Xhaka questioned by police

Jan 24, 2017

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been questioned by police after being accused of racially...

Princess Diana statue to mark 20 years since car...

Jan 29, 2017

The sons of the late Princess Diana plan to build a statue to mark the 20th anniversary of her...

Prince Harry bests William, Kate in London royal...

Feb 5, 2017

Prince William may be closer in line to the British throne, but brother Prince Harry bested him at...

Sign up now!