Lee Rigby’s killers among terrorists and supporters awarded more than £8 million in legal aid – The Sun
THE killers of soldier Lee Rigby are among terrorists and supporters awarded more than £8million legal aid, The Sun on Sunday can reveal.
The huge sum was given to 15 fanatics to defend themselves in criminal and civil cases at taxpayers’ expense.
Michael Adebolajo, 35, and Michael Adebowale, 39, serving life for hacking 25-year-old Fusilier Lee Rigby to death in Woolwich, South East London in 2013, bagged a combined £240,000.
Terror supporting cleric Anjem Choudary, 53, got more than £154,000 — £69,000 of it for a supervision order under the special children act.
MP Pauline Latham said: “They were laughing in the face of justice.”
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