Harlow man charged over mosque bomb threat

A 52-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he allegedly threatened to bomb a mosque.

Nigel Flanaghan has been accused of telling the police that there was an explosive device in a Harlow place of worship on January 8. Mr Flanaghan is also accused of causing religious aggravated fear or provocation of violence through words or behaviour, motivated towards Muslims.

After a court appearance in Chelmsford Magistrates’ on Tuesday the defendant of Wharley Hook in Harlow, just outside North Weald, has been remanded in custody.He will appear in court next week.

This is Local London, 30 January 2014