Met Police arrest two under terror laws

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including terrorism.

Detectives from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Specialist Crime Command and the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 35-year-old man on Tuesday, 25 February, on suspicion of:

– Possessing records of information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism contrary to section 58 Terrorism Act 2000;
– Assault by actual bodily harm on a 23-year-old man contrary to section 47 Offences against the Person Act 1861;
– Possession of indecent images of children contrary to section 160 Criminal Justice Act 1988.

The man was arrested at an address in north London at approximately 05:50hrs.

He is being held under the Police and Crime Evidence Act (PACE) and is currently in custody at a south London police station.

Enquiries are ongoing.

In a separate news article, the Met also stated:

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence. 

Detectives from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 49-year-old man on Tuesday, 25 February, on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, contrary to Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The man was arrested at an address in north London at approximately at 06:00hrs.

He is being held under the Police and Crime Evidence Act (PACE) and is currently in custody at a north London police station.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Source: news.met.police.uk

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