Muhammad later left for Lebanon, and Choudary
assumed the leadership position.
Clips from Channel 4 film The Jihadi Next Door show Butt had protested alongside hate preacher Choudary
While taking over the office Councillor Choudary
said : 'I am hugely honoured, excited and humbled to become the 779th Mayor of Northampton.
- who once headed the al-Muhajiroun network, an extremist group banned under terror laws - is staying at a North London bail hostel.
once headed the al-A-Muhajiroun network, an extremist group now banned under terror laws.
Although he's now been freed, Choudary
will remain under intense scrutiny from the security services and will be subject to some of the strictest licence conditions ever imposed, it has been reported.
once headed the al-Muhajiroun network - an extremist group now banned under terror laws.
will also have to comply with a number of standard requirements including maintaining good behaviour, receiving visits from and keeping in contact with his supervising probation officer.
On Thursday, Theresa May said authorities are equipped to supervise Choudary
after his release.
The fanatics are selling scents said to include Hugo Boss, Gucci and Armani through a support page for jailed Choudary
and other dangerous extremists.
Despite being a leading figure in the banned group al-Muhajiroun (ALM), and with a series of former supporters going on to be convicted of terrorism, Choudary
had stayed on the right side of the law for two decades.