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Terrorist Husnain Rashid, who plotted to murder Prince George, stabbed by inmate in prison

Husnain Rashid was slashed across the face in Strangeways prison in Manchester on Wednesday by a fellow inmate
UPDATED MAR 23, 2020
Prince George (Source:Getty Images)
Prince George (Source:Getty Images)

Husnain Rashid, the ISIS terrorist imprisoned for conspiring to poison young Prince George, has reportedly been slashed in the face by inmates at Strangeways Prison in Manchester. 

Rashid, who was trying to get his followers in the prison to join in on his evil plan, was attacked by an inmate wielding a shiv made out of a toothbrush and a razor blade on Wednesday morning in the Category A wing at Manchester’s Strangeways jail. The attacker was allegedly enraged by his threat against England's young prince.

"A prisoner received hospital treatment for minor injuries following an incident at HMP Manchester on Wednesday, June 25. An investigation is taking place," a spokesman from the Ministry of Justice, confirmed the news.  Meanwhile, the identity of the inmate behind the attack has yet to be revealed.

Prosecutors have accused Rashid of inciting terrorism, specifically pointing out photos of Prince George that he shared along with that of a Jihadi fighter and the message, “Even the royal family will not be left alone”.  He also allegedly asked his followers to poison ice-cream in order to ensure the young royal's death. The wannabe jihadi had also used images of the Russia World Cup to instigate terror. 

According to a report in the Daily Mail, witnesses claimed the 32-year-old suffered a huge slash to his face, that starts at his right ear. "There was blood all over his cell and the landing. Nobody likes him or what he did, like threatening that young royal lad and all the ice-cream stuff. We don’t tolerate that kind of thing in Strangeways," a source was quoted as saying.  

The terrorist used a Telegram chat group, which he had assumed to be secure, to inspire members of ISIS to kill the young prince in his school in Battersea, South West London. During his trial, held at Woolwich Crown Court, evience regarding his "prolific" Telegram channel — named the Lone Mujahid — where he provided an "e-toolkit for terrorism", was presented. According to a report in The Sun, Rashid asked his followers to "fight and spill the blood to the apes in your land", further demanding that they "start preparing tools and weapons/explosives".

Prince George with his father, Prince William (Getty Images)

Rashid, who gave his followers advice on poisoning and bombing, has admitted to three counts of engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts, and for was punished with a life sentence for each of these acts. He has now pled guilty to one count of encouraging terrorism, specifically with regards to using an encrypted messaging app last October to call on his supporters to attack the five-year-old prince at his school. He has since been sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment, which will run concurrently to the three life sentences.