Met police officer guilty of belonging to banned neo-Nazi group


A serving probationary officer has become the first British police officer to be convicted of belonging to a banned neo-Nazi terror group following a trial at the Old Bailey.

PC Ben Hannam, 22, was found guilty of membership of banned rightwing extremist group National Action following a trial at the Old Bailey.

He was also convicted of lying on his application and vetting forms to join the Metropolitan police and having terror documents detailing knife combat and making explosive devices.

A jury deliberated for more than 32 hours before Hannam was found guilty on Thursday.

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