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Terror suspect was placed by Tower Hamlets Council in luxury flat

The Sunday Express reports the the terror suspect accused of plotting to blow up Big Ben, Mohammed Chowdhury, 20, was allocated a luxury flat by Tower Hamlets Council. Mohammed Chowdhury, 20, was placed in a one bedroom flat worth £250,000 home near Canary Wharf.  It is owned by the Toynbee Housing Association. He was resident there for about a year.

The paper adds:

During his time there records show he voted twice by postal ballot, once in the General Election in May and again in a controversial poll to elect a mayor for Tower Hamlets in October, when the turnout was just 26 per cent.

Cllr Peter Golds, the Conservative leader of the Opposition on Tower Hamlets Councils says:

“This property is in one of the most sought-after developments of the borough. If he is the legal tenant, how did he rise up the housing list when I am told many applicants are expected to sleep in living rooms or share rooms with siblings of a different gender?”


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