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A judge has ruled £9,000 belonging to a "self-appointed" Muslim patrol enforcer should not be returned because he intended to use it to fund terrorism.

Michael Coe, 36, knocked out a 16-year-old boy after spotting him hugging his girlfriend near Upton Park Tube station in East Ham.

Coe, who once acted as a bodyguard for hate preacher Anjem Choudary, was jailed for two years and four months last December for the assault.

In 2015 he was cleared by an Old Bailey jury, with Muslim convert Simon Keeler, of preparing for terrorism acts.


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