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Alleged UK neo-Nazi admits plot to murder lawmaker

AP  |  London 

An alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group has pleaded guilty to planning to murder a lawmaker.

is accused of buying a machete to kill last year.

The 23-year-old man pleaded guilty today to preparing acts of terrorism as he went on trial alongside five other alleged members of the outlawed group All six deny belonging to the group.

The banned in 2016, describing it as a "virulently racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic" neo-Nazi group.

had praised Thomas Mair, a far-right extremist who murdered lawmaker in 2016.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 18:45 IST