British terrorists who beheaded soldier had been under investigation

It turns out that the terrorists are British subjects of Nigerian descent and had been under investigation by the security serviices for ties to terrorism. USA Today: The two suspects videotaped butchering a soldier to death on a London street before spouting extremist slogans to bystanders were part of a early security services investigations for possible terror links, according to a government British official. The official, who spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the investigation, said he could not provide other details because the suspects may face trial, the Associated Press reported. Investigations by Britain's domestic security service, MI5, can include undercover surveillance, phone tapping and communications intercepts. Scotland Yard meanwhile confirmed that the victim was a soldier, but did not release his name. The government also lifted its temporary order for members of the military not to wear their uniform...(Read Full Post)