UKs MI5 uncovers four Al Qaeda spies in London police forceMarch 10th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.10 (ANI): MI5 agents have claimed to has uncovered Al Qaeda spies in Britain’s top police force.
According to a News Of The World report, four London Met officers have been targeted after searching for a cell of fanatics passing Scotland Yard’s secrets.
The News of the World has obtained the names of two of the men pinpointed during a painstaking Spooks-style undercover operation.
All four are Asians living in London and are feared to have links both with Islamic extremists in Britain and worldwide terror groups.
The suspected spies are believed to have used methods similar to those employed by the IRA in the 1970s as they infiltrated the police and the Army in Northern Ireland.
MI5 chiefs believe the suspected moles have been planted as sleepersagents under deep coverto keep al-Qaeda informed of anti-terror raids.
They fear the four could have already accessed sensitive information about secret operations to root out terror cells planning further attacks in the UK.
The officers’ names emerged during a low-profile investigation into police force infiltration, which has been going on since the July 2005 London bombings.
The four suspects work at different police stations around London. The cops’ every move at work is being monitored along with their phone calls. Homeland security agents are sifting through their bank account transactions.
MI5 agents are also understood to be building a family tree for each one and trying to put together a picture of their links to their home countries.
Their names are being cross-referred with lists of men who have been to terror training camps in Pakistan or Afghanistan. (ANI)
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