MICHAEL OLUWATOBI ADEBOWALE
Michael Adebowale, of of Greenwich, South-east London. was born in 1991 to a Christian family and is believed to have been born in Nigeria before becoming a naturalised British citizen. He is thought to be a former pupil of Kidbrooke School in Greenwich, South-East London, where other members of his family are living too. He is a probation officer's son.
Michael Adebowale attended Greenwich University along with his alleged associate Michael Adebolajo. According to the Evening Standard the pair were regularly seen together at Adebowale’s Greenwich flat. Michael Adebowale radicalised as a teenager. According to friends Michael Adebowale converted to Islam at the age of 19, in 2010, while he was at university. It is understood Michael Adebowale and his girlfriend, a fellow convert, were well known in south-east London for handing out extremist leaflets. He was also known to be among the 3,000 Muslim extremists in Britain being watched by the British Internal Security Service- MI5.
Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo - Mujahid carried out, on 05/22/2013 the gruesome Woolwich Beheading.
* London Metropolitan police revealed, on 05/25/2013, Michael Adebowale was briefly detained by police two months ago, in 03/2013. Local shopkeepers said he was part of a group of Muslim activists who had been reported to police several times.
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