Fishmongers Hall terrorist Usman Khan was a leading radicalising influence in jail who associated with Lee Rigby’s killer, an inquest has heard.
Khan, 28, was involved in at least seven prison incidents, including being found with a stockpile of chemicals in his cell and reciting a poem with the line “cut off the kuffar’s head”.
On another occasion he claimed to have access to a weapon and planned to “do someone in the eye or neck” saying he wanted to die and go to paradise.
With fellow inmates he also attacked another prisoner to shouts of “Allahu Akbar”. And in March 2017 while in HMP Whitemoor, Khan talked about his Muslim faith with Michael Adebowale, who beheaded Fusilier Rigby, jurors heard.Read more on mirror.co.uk