Man charged after ‘explosive’ package found at Manchester Airport

February 13, 2017

A man has been charged with making or possessing an explosive under suspicious circumstances after a suspect package was discovered at Manchester Airport.

Nadeem Muhammed, 43, of Tinline Street, Bury, is accused of the offence, which comes under the Explosive Substance Act of 1883, following an incident in January.

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.”

The suspect was questioned by police and subsequently released pending further investigations.

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