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Wanted to fly to marry ‘Jihadi John’, landed in jail

Woman used to like and share several violent beheading videos of ‘Jihadi John’

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Publish Date: May 19 2016 1:14PM | Updated Date: May 19 2016 1:14PM

Wanted to fly to marry ‘Jihadi John’, landed in jail
Women have many fantasies related to their marriage. Some common fantasies are of marrying a film star, a billionaire or a sportsperson. But this woman had it totally different. She wanted to marry Mohammed Emwazim whom the British labeled as ‘Jihadi John’ after he appeared in several videos beheading western hostages. 
 
 
Zafreen Khadam told her friends about her this fantasy. 
 
 
This was not it. The North East Counter Terrorism Unit (NECTU) said the 32-year-old had openly supported Isis. The head of NECTU, Detective Chief Superintendent Clive Wain, said his officers had reviewed hundreds of hours of video and thousands of social media posts where Khadam openly expressed her admiration for Isis's extremist ideology and said she was planning to go to Syria.
 
 
Khadam had been using 15 social media profiles for posting extreme material, the officials told various media sites.
 
 
Khadam used to like such videos. One of her accounts, using the Twitter handle Jihadi Princess, favourited videos including ones that depicted prisoners kneeling in cages preparing for execution and which went on to show one person being burnt alive in a cage and another having his throat cut.
 
 
Another portrayed the use of children by Isis, including weapons training and youngsters threatening to kill non-Muslims.
 
 
Apart from these videos, she used to send these videos to several whatsapp contacts, said the officials. 
 
 
Although, Khadam denied but she has been jailed for four and a half years for spreading Isis propaganda.
 
 
Zafreen was found guilty of 10 terror offences and was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court.