The blog adds: “The courts had several options to deal with “dangerous terrorists” that would have avoided automatic release. The reason for Khan’s sentence was that the Court of Appeal ruled (to be proved tragically wrong) that Khan’s risk did not require the input of the Parole Board that an IPP would have guaranteed.”
One of the first people to apparently notice what happened was Gary Neville, who retweeted the PM and added: “You definitely didn’t write this tweet!”
The Secret Barrister also went on to admit there could have been a coincidence, but they “couldn’t see” how such a similar set of tweets could emerge so soon after their blog post.
A spokesman for the Conservative Party said: “These claims are completely untrue.”