Hate preacher Abu Qatada may be re-homed AGAIN at taxpayers' expense after details of his latest address are leaked on internet
12:13 GMT, 29 December 2012
Hate preacher Abu Qatada could be rehomed at the expense of tax-payers after details of his latest address was leaked online.
The 52-year-old's current 450,000 home in North London was publicised on a Facebook page and discussed on Twitter.
The Home Office may move Qatada and his family again as they fear the information leak could lead to him and his relatives being attacked, the Daily Star reported.
The cleric has been freed on bail after a British court ruled he might not get a fair trial if deported to Jordan to face terrorism charges
One Twitter user wrote: 'Let's show him he's not welcome', the newspaper said.
Qatada was recently moved into the expensive home which is being
rented out by the British taxpayer for 1,400 a month.
Hate preacher Abu Qatada's new home in north London
He and his family moved into the detached house at the start of December after complaining
that his previous house in north-west London was not big enough.
The Home Office declined to comment on the reports.
He is being kept under close watch as his decade-long legal battle to avoid deportation to Jordan on terror charges continues.
removal is being blocked under human rights law amid concerns some of
the evidence which may be used against him could have been obtained by
The cost of the terror suspect's legal aid has already reached more than 500,000.
Special Immigration Appeals Commission last month upheld Qatada’s
latest appeal because of concerns about human rights in the country.
Government is appealing against the decision but Qatada remains in the
UK on bail conditions including a 16-hour curfew, wearing an electronic
tag, not using the internet and not contacting certain people.
CCTV cameras have been installed
outside the home of hate preacher Abu Qatada to monitor him around the
clock, it was reported in November
The Home Office may move Qatada and his family again as they fear the information leak could lead to him and his relatives being attacked
They were used to keep track of the Al-Qaeda sympathiser, 52, when he went on a rare journey out last week.
It was said he braved the cold on a walk to Sainsbury's as the government continues its fight to remove him from Britain.
Earlier this week, it emerged the Government could use frozen bank accounts and seized assets belonging to hate preacher Abu Qatada worth 217,000 to help cover the cost of keeping him in the country.
Home Secretary Theresa May told the Home Affairs Select Committee that officials will look at raiding Qatada's cash and assets to pay for his huge legal bills.