A TEENAGER had a secret life as a leading member of a neo-Nazi group planning to overthrow the Government, a court was told yesterday.

Nicky Davison, 19, a former milkman’s assistant, is accused of being a founder of the Aryan Strike Force, a farright group set up by his father, Ian, 41.

The aim of the group was to carry out operations and topple the Government, Newcastle Crown Court heard.

Members held paramilitary training and posted a video of a pipe bomb produced by one of its members on a website.

The hearing was told that it had also produced deadly poison ricin.

A jury was told the teenager’s father has already admitted six charges, including producing ricin.

Anthony Edis QC, prosecuting, said: “Nicky Davison was involved with other people, including his father, Ian Davison, with a group who called themselves the Aryan Strike Force.

“He was associated with a group who were preparing, in their own language, for ops, in other words paramilitary activity.”

He said The Aryan Strike Force website was set up to advance the aims of white supremacists, and added: “They are fighting against the Government, because their theory is that the Government has been taken over by Jews and therefore it must be resisted.”

Mr Edis said that having extreme views was not a crime, but that Mr Davison Jr was charged for “taking things a step further”.

He denied three charges of possessing a record containing information that could be useful to a person committing or preparing to commit an act of terrorism.

The court was told police recovered copies of two manuals from a laptop and computer at his home in Grampian Way, Annfield Plain, near Stanley, County Durham, on June 2.

Both told how to make bombs, guns, explosives, detonators and silencers for guns.

Jurors were also shown a video of a training camp that featured people in balaclavas carrying Nazi flags and giving Nazi salutes.

Last month, Davison Sr, a former pub DJ of Myrtle Grove, Burnopfield, County Durham, admitted preparing for terrorism and producing a chemical weapon.

He also admitted three charges of possessing a record containing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing acts of terrorism. He will be sentenced after his son’s trial, which continues.

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