A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced a British man to four years in prison on charges of helping to plan attacks in Kenya and possessing bomb-making materials.

Jermaine Grant was convicted of the offences in late April in a judgment that found him to be in possession of materials to cause explosions including hydrogen peroxide, AA batteries and electrical wire.

He denied the charges and his lawyer said he would appeal against the conviction.

Prosecutors had alleged he had planned to bomb hotels popular with foreign tourists.

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