Pair to be tried in UK over journalists kidnap

The Daily Star - Lebanon - 06 December 2012

LONDON: A man charged in connection with the kidnapping of two Western journalists by Islamic extremists in Syria will go on trial with another suspect in June, he was told when he appeared in a British court Thursday.

Jubayer Chowdhury, 24, of no fixed address, appeared by videolink at the Old Bailey, the central criminal court in London, and was remanded in custody for a preliminary hearing in April. (continue reading...)