Terror plotter employed at school targeted by radicals: Extremist was jailed for involvement in cell that planned to behead British soldier

A state school allegedly infiltrated by Muslim fundamentalists had on its staff an extremist who was jailed for his involvement in a terror cell which planned to behead a British soldier, it emerged yesterday.

Zahoor Iqbal, 36, was arrested while working for Saltley School, Birmingham, as an attendance officer and ‘achievement mentor’.

Saltley is one of several schools allegedly targeted for takeover by Islamic fanatics.