2 Britons accused of distributing terrorism materials

Two people have been charged in Britain with distributing a publication that encourages acts of terrorism, police said Sunday. Amjad Mahmood, 29, and Shella Roma, 27, both of Manchester, northern England, were arrested on Thursday and released on bail. They will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Feb. 12. Mahmood and Roma were charged under Britain's Terrorism Act with distributing or circulating a terrorist publication that directly or indirectly encourages acts of terrorism. Further details of the allegations against them were not immediately available.