Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 27 September 2020

UK police make terror arrest at Luton airport

Man who arrived from Turkey detained as part of counter terrorism investigation

The headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police. AFP/File image
The headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police. AFP/File image

British police have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism offences after his arrival at Luton airport.

The 24-year-old man, who had flown in from Turkey, was detained on Monday as part of an investigation by the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command.

The man was suspected of being part of a banned organisation, police said.

The suspect was taken into police custody and subsequently released, the Met police said, but remains under investigation.

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Updated: September 16, 2020 08:08 PM

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