Counter Terrorism officers arrest woman on suspicion of terrorism offence at protest
Met counter terrorism detectives have arrested a woman on suspicion of a terrorism offence at a protest.
The 19-year-old woman from central London was arrested by Met officers in the area at approximately 07:30hrs today, Wednesday, 31 January
She was arrested on suspicion of inviting support for a proscribed organisation, contrary to Section 12 of the Terrorism Act 2000. The proscribed organisation in this case is Hamas.
The alleged offence took place at a pro-Palestine protest in Camden on 19 October.
The woman is in custody at a central-London police station.
Police have completed a search of an address in central London.
The arrest shows the Met’s continued commitment to pursuing to the fullest extent of the law allegations of support for a terrorist group.