Court papers show extent of 'Jihadi John's links to terror before joining ISIS

March 2, 2015 5:24 AM

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Mohammed Emwazi, recently identified as the infamous 'Jihadi John' featured in several videos showing the beheading of hostages by ISIS, was a member of a terror cell linked to failed attacks on London's Underground subway system in 2005.

Emwazi's ties to terror groups have been laid out by the British government in court papers that show that he was known to that country's security services as early as 2011. The documents were first disclosed by two British newspapers, The Observer and The Sunday Telegraph.

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