This release is issued on behalf of Counter-Terrorism Policing South East.
A 20-year-old man from West Sussex has been charged with terrorism offences, following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE).
Zakaria Yanaouri, of Congreve Road, Worthing, was charged with five counts of possessing material likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism, contrary to Section 58 of the Terrorism Act (2000).
He has been remanded in custody ahead of appearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday (March 2).
Yanaouri was arrested on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act (2000) shortly before 5am on Monday, 24 February, following a pre-planned, intelligence-led operation.
The charges are linked to Islamist-related terrorism.