Man jailed for racist bomb plot

A NEO-Nazi who was caught in Suffolk as he was about to launch a racist terror campaign on the streets of Britain was today jailed indefinitely.

A NEO-Nazi who was caught in Suffolk as he was about to launch a racist terror campaign on the streets of Britain was today jailed indefinitely.

Neil Lewington, 44, wanted to emulate his far-right heroes, Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh and Soho nail bomber David Copeland.

The unemployed electrician, of Tilehurst, Reading, kept video compilations about their murderous attacks at his home.

Police discovered a bomb factory in his bedroom after he was arrested by chance at Lowestoft railway station in October last year for drunkenly abusing a female conductor.


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When he was stopped and searched at the station he was found to be carrying components for two “viable improvised incendiary devices”.

Anti-terror police then raided the home where he lived with his parents and found evidence that he planned to make tennis ball shrapnel bombs to target Asian families, along with detonators and explosives.

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He was today at the Old Bailey given an indeterminate sentence for public protection and told he must serve at least six years in jail after being convicted of having explosives with intent to endanger life and preparing for terrorism.

Lewington was also found guilty of two charges of having articles for terrorism including weedkiller, firelighters and three tennis balls, two counts of having documents for terrorism, and one allegation of having explosives.

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