Abu Hamza notoriety behind son's drift into crime, court hears

The Guardian - 08 November 2012

The son of the Islamist cleric Abu Hamza turned to crime after being shunned by schoolmates because of his father's notoriety, a court has heard. Norwich crown court was told that Imran Mostafa, 20, was sucked into offending because he had been isolated from mainstream society as parents warned their children to stay away from him.

As he was sentenced to 11 years for his part in a robbery in Norfolk, Mostafa's barrister told how he had a "normal relationship" with his father until the age of 11, when Abu Hamza was jailed. (continue reading...)