LONDON – British police say a man from northwest England has been charged with trying to obtain a chemical weapon.
Greater Manchester Police says Mohammed Ammer Ali, from Liverpool, was arrested after officers raid properties in the city last week as part of a counter-terrorism operation.
He is charged with attempting to have a chemical weapon in his possession between Jan. 10 and Feb. 12.
Ali, who is 31, is due to appear in a London court Tuesday.
The police force said Monday that officers had not uncovered a terrorist plot or the threat an imminent attack either at home or abroad.