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Warrant for further detention granted following Terrorism arrest

News   •   Mar 06, 2019 20:27 GMT

A man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences as part of an investigation by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command continues to be questioned by police.

The 20-year-old man was arrested at an address in west London this morning on 5 March under section 41 (1) of the Terrorism Act 2000 and was taken to a south London police station where he remains in police custody.

An application was made today, 6 March at Westminster Magistrates' Court and a warrant of further detention was granted until 12 March.

Officers continue to carry out a search at the address in West London and enquiries continue.

+ This arrest is not connected to the investigation into suspicious packages received at three buildings in London on 5 March.