Identified for the first time... the jihadis next door: The men who stood in ...

Identified for the first time... the jihadis next door: The eight men who stood in prayer behind ISIS flag in London

By Abul Taher and Michael Powell for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 01:23 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:37 BST, 16 June 2019

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Standing shoulder-to-shoulder in London’s Regent’s Park, eight men stand in prayer behind a black flag used by groups including Islamic State.

The men were caught on camera for The Jihadis Next Door, a Channel 4 documentary that was aired in 2016 and which lifted the lid on the scale of Islamic fanaticism in Britain.

From left to right, they are named for the first time as Shakil Chapra (one), Murat Kocchat (two), Abdul Muquith (three), Khuram Butt (four), Emmanuel Kelly Asamoah (five), Adinan Abdulatif (six), Taha Hussain (seven) and Ricardo McFarlane (eight)

From left to right, they are named for the first time as Shakil Chapra (one), Murat Kocchat (two), Abdul Muquith (three), Khuram Butt (four), Emmanuel Kelly Asamoah (five), Adinan Abdulatif (six), Taha Hussain (seven) and Ricardo McFarlane (eight)

The event was organised by Al-Muhajiroun, a group led by the hate preacher Anjem Choudary which had been banned by the Government in 2006.

The prayers were led by Mohammed Shamsuddin, 42, a hate preacher who has claimed benefits for much of his life and who was effectively Choudary’s deputy.

Today, The Mail on Sunday can reveal the identities of all eight men and the lives of hate-filled extremism they went on to lead.

1) Shakil Chapra

A former part-time bus driver who spouts hatred on YouTube using the name Abu Haleema. 

He was stripped of his passport in 2014 over

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