Just hours after police name the suspect held over the Westminster terror crash, Sky News sources have revealed that Salih Khater was in London ‘to get a Sudanese visa’.
Khater had his papers with him and was trying to apply for a visa via the Sudanese embassy, trustee of Birmingham central mosque Nassar Mahmood told media.
The 29-year-old British citizen was not known as “fervent worshipper” in Birmingham, Mahmood added.
Three people were injured after Khater crashed his silver Ford Fiesta into cyclists and pedestrians outside the Houses of Parliament yesterday morning. He remains in police custody after his arrest on suspicion of preparing an act of terror.