UK soldier accused of terrorism escaped from London prison

A British Army soldier awaiting trial on terrorism charges has escaped from Wandsworth prison in south London and is currently wanted. The Metropolitan Police communicated that he has launched a manhunt in the capital. “We have a team of agents committed to urgently locate and arrest Khalife as soon as possible,” said the head of counter-terrorism, Commander Dominic Murphy, urging anyone with information on the wanted man to call the forces of the “immediately”. order.

Formally charged last January

Daniel Abed Khalife, 21, was formally charged last January with seeking information on armed forces personnel for terrorist purposes and planting a fake bomb at the Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Stafford, central England . Police believe he is “probably” still in London and have released his photograph and details of the clothing he was wearing (a white T-shirt, red and white checked trousers) at the time of the escape. Citizens were told to call the 999 emergency number in case they see Khalife.