Greater Manchester Police charge man after suspicious package found at Manchester airport

From the Stoke Sentinel

A 43-year-old man has been charged with an offence under the Explosives Substance Act after a suspicious package was found at at Manchester Airport.

Nadeem Muhammed, of Tinline Street, Bury has been charged with making or possessing an explosive under suspicious circumstances under the Explosive Substance Act of 1883.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: “On Monday 30 January 2017, following effective security screening, a man was stopped at Manchester Airport after a suspicious package was identified passing through security.¬†Airport security stopped the man and the package was seized…”

Muhammed, who has been remanded in custody, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today.