Jihadist guilty of plotting terror attack on tourist sites and Pride parade.

The 28-year-old was convicted after being earlier acquitted of a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace.

A former Uber driver, cleared of launching a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace, has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack just months after his release.

Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, from Luton, had planned to target iconic tourist sites including Madame Tussauds, Piccadilly Circus and London’s Pride parade, using a vehicle, knife and gun.

He was particularly fixated on the Royal Family and talked about launching an attack during the two minutes silence on Remembrance Day.

In December 2018, Chowdhury was unanimously cleared by an Old Bailey jury of a terrorist sword attack near the gates of Buckingham Palace the year before.

Madame Tussauds was considered a possible target

That jury believed his claims that he had not intended to harm anyone and that he simply wanted to commit suicide, to be shot dead by armed police.

He had driven first to Windsor Castle and then to Buckingham Palace in search of soldiers to kill, according to the prosecution at his original trial.

A police officer was left with a gash across his hand after he tried to wrestle the sword from Chowdhury in a violent struggle.

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