Kiwi jihadi in US doco on Mumbai attacks

A Kiwi who trained with Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group has featured in a US television documentary marking the third anniversary of the Mumbai terror raids. In April the Sunday Star-Times revealed the role Charles Wardle, 28, had with Lashkar fighting Indian rule over Kashmir. Wardle, now a university student, was recruited by Lashkar foreign jihadist… Continue reading Kiwi jihadi in US doco on Mumbai attacks

SIS spying on mosques revealed

SIS spying on mosques revealed Spy vs spy: Charles Wardle says he found the SIS egotistical and aimless. Testimony from a man serving a life sentence for his role in the Mumbai terror attacks revealed a Kiwi connection. Michael Field meets the man who once trained to be a terrorist before becoming an SIS spy.… Continue reading SIS spying on mosques revealed

Ex-militant’s home searched in Auckland

The home of an Auckland man who claims to have trained as an Islamic terrorist has been searched by police. Charles Wardle, 26, says he was once asked to be a suicide bomber by Hezbollah in Lebanon and he warns that militants are training in New Zealand. The Auckland Metro Crime Squad raided Mr Wardle’s… Continue reading Ex-militant’s home searched in Auckland