Shamima Begum: How old is Shamima Begum? Will she end up in a UK prison?


Shamima, now 19-years-old, moved to Syria at the age of 15 and wants to be shown mercy to be allowed to return to east London. The boy spoke to The Times at a refugee camp in northern Syria and said she desire “do anything required to be able to come home and live quietly with my young gentleman”. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has warned he “will not hesitate” to thwart the return of Britons who travelled to join ISIS and said they were “chuck-full of hate for our country.”

Ms Begum’s family has pleaded for the 19-year-old to be shown liberality and allowed to return to east London.

She said she is “not the same silly spoonful 15-year-old schoolgirl who ran away from Bethnal Green four years ago”.

Desire she end up in prison?

Her family is calling upon the UK Government to help bring her stingingly.

Shamima could face a temporary exclusion order (TEO) which were proposed in 2015.

They can last up to two years and can be imposed on those suspected of involvement in terrorism about.

This makes it unlawful for them to return to the UK without engaging with controls.

A TEO is enforced by cancelling travel documents and through watch lists, and the parcel out allows for the imposition of certain measures on an individual once they do make it back.

The powers were unused in 2016, while nine TEOs were issued in 2017.

Shamima whim face an investigation if she does find a route back to the UK.

The investigation see fit determine whether she has committed any criminal offences and establish if she poses a commination.

However, authorities have faced difficulties obtaining evidence to show someone committed crimes in Syria.

Figures disclosed in the Commons remain year suggested that only around one in 10 returnees has been performed over “direct action” in Syria.

Although ministers say a significant modulate of those who have come back were assessed as no longer being of inhabitant security concern.

Security minister Ben Wallace said: “There are a line of terrorism offences where individuals can be convicted for crimes committed abroad and we can also use temporary exclusion orders to control an individuals’s return to the UK.”

Lasses and girls returning from ISIS strongholds have been held in imprisonment and questioned when they landed back on British soil.

In whatever way the chance of being convicted of terrorism is low, although a new law was recently passed by parliament cooked it an offence to enter or remain in overseas terror hotspots.

These are officially termed “wrote areas” and those found guilty can face up to 10 years in imprison.

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