Tag: Michael Piggin

The court was told police found nine partially-assembled petrol bombs, firework powder and weapons at Michael Piggin's home in Loughborough

Michael Piggin terror trial: ‘New Columbine’ planned

An 18-year-old Leicestershire man, charged with two terrorism offences, planned a Columbine-style massacre, an Old Bailey jury has heard. Michael Piggin, who denies the charges, was 17 when arrested and could not be named until the start of the trial. Prosecutor Max Hill said police made a “startling” discovery when they seized nine partially assembled… Read More ›

Michael Piggin is alleged to have possessed nine partially-assembled petrol bombs, firework powder and partially-constructed improvised explosive devices

Michael Piggin: Terror offences accused can be named

A judge has lifted an order banning the naming of an 18-year-old man charged with terror offences. Michael Piggin, of Loughborough, is accused of possession of items for the purpose of terrorism, including partially-constructed pipe bombs. He is also charged with possessing a document containing information likely to be useful for a person committing or… Read More ›