‘Al-Qaida sleeper’ is another terrorist out of jail early

“Omar Altimimi was jailed for nine years after being found guilty of ­terror charges in 2007.

Judge David Maddison, sitting at ­Manchester Crown Court, said ­Altimimi, 48, was “a sleeper for some sort of terrorist ­organisation”.

But we can reveal that despite his dangerous past the al-Qaida devotee was released in late 2012, following in the footsteps of ­other terrorists.

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