Shafi Mohammed Saleem, 28, has been locked up for two years for posting images online  promoting Daesh and encouraging terrorism.

Mr Saleem of East London was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court for using Instagram and Twitter to share pro ISI messages.

The police launched an investigation and arrested Mr Saleem at his house for his poisonous online activities.

On Saleem’s twitter account, a picture of two ‘zombie knives’ with the word ‘itching’ was found. Another image showed a man holding two knives with words, dip dip dip which means to stab.

Nine electronic devices were seized from Mr Saleem’s house that contained 1TB of data. Forensics found pictures and videos of Daesh, Osama Bin Laden and a picture of Saleem posing with a gun.

Shafi Mohammed Saleem, 28, holding a gun. (PICTURE: MET POLICE)

A picture that was retrieved by the forensics showed saleem in a meeting with Mizanur Rahman and Anjem Choudhary who have been convicted on terrorism charges.

Commander Dean Haydon, of the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, said: “I cannot underplay the importance of bringing before the courts people who tweet subversive messages promoting Daesh. Every tweet has the potential to radicalise vulnerable people.

“Arresting and bringing to justice people who send messages like Saleem did is just one of the ways that counter terrorism officers nationally are tackling the threat from terrorist propaganda online. The national Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit also scours the internet daily for material like this and by working with hundreds of social media platforms globally, it has ensured the removal of more than 300,000 terrorist and extremist posts in the past seven years.”