‘Must be determined to do jihad’

‘Must be determined to do jihad’: Muslim wannabe-bride ‘filled out husband checklist form in Al Qaeda magazine she kept stashed on top of her parent’s wardrobe’

A young Muslim woman hoped to find a husband through an Al Qaeda propaganda magazine which she kept on a USB stick on top of her parents’ wardrobe, a court heard.

Afsana Kayum, 22, allegedly filled out an ‘Islamic Marriage Form’ included in one of the issues of Inspire magazine and said ‘he must be determined to do Jihad’.

Snaresbrook Crown Court heard a stash of 10 copies of the terrorist magazine were found when police raided her parents’ home in Plaistow, east London, in September 2013.

Prosecutor Steven Gray said Kayum was first visited by police five months earlier in an attempt to prevent her being radicalised.