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Adebolajo, 29, is the son of Anthony and Ibitoye Adebolajo, Nigerian immigrants who settled in Romford, where Michael and his three siblings were born. During the trial, he told the court how his mother taught him to pray but that a Jehovah Witness named only as fired his interest in religion.

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Miss Rigden, a hairdresser who claimed to have been shortlisted as the of Essex said: can believe it. He was just this normal, regular boy.

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After leaving school, canada goose coats Adebolajo became involved in gangs, smoking marijuana and dealing drugs. One former classmate said he quite dramatically and started robbing people at knifepoint.

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It was around this time that Adebolajo began showing an interest in Islam.

In an attempt to keep him out of trouble, his parents moved the family from Romford to a smart detached house in Saxilby, near Lincoln, the very heart of middle England. But the move did not succeed in turning Adebolajo away from radical Islam. He moved back to London and studied at Greenwich University.

He converted to Islam in 2003 and was radicalised by Bakri Mohammed, the so called Ayatollah who was thrown out of Britain when he was leader of the now banned extremist group Al Muhajiroun. Adebolajo was also taken under the wing of Bakri lieutenant, Anjem Choudhry.

One former friend said Adebolajo himself in this room with this bloke for a few hours and when he came out he was a Muslim convert.

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Canada Goose Jackets Adebolajo became more extreme and took part in numerous Islamist protests in London. He also fathered six children, one born just four days before Canada Goose Jackets Mr Rigby murder. In 2006 he was arrested during a violent demonstration outside the Old Bailey, where fellow fanatics were on trial accused of soliciting murder and inciting racial hatred following the publication of a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed in a Danish newspaper. Canada Goose Jackets

In 2007 he was filmed by the BBC protesting outside Paddington Green police station after the arrest of another fanatic. He was holding a placard which complained of a Against Muslims

canada goose factory sale In 2008 he spent three months in custody after assaulting a police officer. The following year a video showed him ranting on a platform in front of young Muslims outside north London mosque. He told them: not be scared of the filthy kuffar [non believers]. They are pigs. It is believed that he wanted to join the Somali terrorist group al Shabaab. He appeared in court but was not charged. canada goose factory sale

It raises the question as to why Adebolajo was canada goose black friday sale not put under greater surveillance or prosecuted in this country on his return from Africa. It is understood that he was approached by MI5 either to see what intelligence they could glean from him or to see if he would spy on other militants. Relations including his brother Jeremiah have said that they were canada goose contacted by MI6.

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Bob Quick, the former Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner, told the BBC Panorama. that Adebolajo would have featured as someone of interest after his Kenyan adventure. A street project designed to tackle extremism also raised concerns canada goose deals about him but engagement with him stopped in 2011 when the Government cut funding, according to Panorama

For Adebowale, who was born in Eltham, south east London and attended Kidbrooke School in Greenwich, the first steps down the road to extremism came at the age of Canada Goose online just 10. Before that he was smiling all the time, said Luqman Ciise, one of his schoolmates.

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Adebowale saw the images of the 9/11 attacks on television and would later tell psychiatrists he had been by society from an early age.

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