Tuesday, 26 September 2017 04:32 GMT

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US imposes sanctions on British IS militant Alexanda Kotey

(MENAFN) A British man believed to be part of a group of Islamic State militants led by "Jihadi John" has had sanctions imposed against him by the US.

Alexanda Kotey, 33, from west London, has had his assets frozen by the US State Department.

He has been identified as one of four men known as "The Beatles", who reportedly imprisoned and beheaded hostages for so-called Islamic State.

Kotey is also said to have recruited UK nationals to the terror group.

US imposes sanctions on British IS militant Alexanda Kotey

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