A FORMER British National Party (BNP) election candidate plotted to make bombs because he predicted a civil war between Asians and white people, a court heard.
The wife of Robert Cottage, 49, from Talbot Street, Colne, said her husband’s involvement with the BNP had made him “really radical” and destroyed their marriage…Giving evidence via a videolink, Mrs Cottage said her husband had become friends with BNP leader Nick Griffin during his three-year membership of the BNP.
Boxes of chemicals that could be combined to cause a dangerous explosion were found at Cottage’s house, the court heard. He had bought them online in September 2006 – four months after he stood for the second time as a BNP candidate – on his co-defendant David Jackson’s instructions,
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