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BBC NEWS | UK | Killer jailed over poison plot
: "An al-Qaeda suspect who stabbed to death a policeman has been jailed for 17 years for plotting to spread ricin and other poisons on the UK's streets.
Kamel Bourgass, 31, is already serving a life term after being convicted of murdering Detective Constable Stephen Oake during a 2003 raid in Manchester.
Four other men were cleared last week of taking part in a conspiracy. A second trial has been abandoned.
Anti-terror chief Peter Clarke said a 'real and deadly threat' was averted."