A “terrorist document.” The mind reels. What could that be? A document detailing a jihad plot? Or a document inciting to terrorism? Was he perhaps carrying a holy book that exhorts believers to hate, subjugate and kill the infidel — you know, like the Bhagavad Gita?
“Foreign student, 22, arrested at Brimingham Airport on suspicion of ‘carrying terrorist document,'” by Damien Gayle for the Daily Mail, December 20 (thanks to Paul):
A 22-year-old student was arrested last night at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of carrying with him a terrorist document.
Police seized the Pakistani national – who lives and studies in the UK – after he got off a flight from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said he was held on suspicion of being in possession of a document likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
Last night he was being questioned by officers from West Midlands Police’s Counter Terrorism Unit….