Thursday, September 7, 2017

UK: Two arrested on suspicion of terror offences

(Birmingham) Two men were arrested Thursday morning at Birmingham airport on suspicion of terror offences.

One is suspected of planning an attack, while detectives believe the other belongs to a banned group.The arrested men had just come back to the UK from Turkey and are both UK nationals.
A police briefing stated:
"A 40-year-old was “arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism”, while a 29-year-old was “arrested on suspicion of belonging to a proscribed organisation”