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Man arrested by counter terrorism officers in east London

News   •   Feb 25, 2021 13:28 GMT

On the morning of Thursday, 25 February, officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 38-year-old man at a residential address in east London.

The man was arrested on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006, in addition to publishing or distributing written material contrary to Section 19 of the Public Order Act 1986.

The arrest was made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.

He was taken to a south London police station and subsequently released under investigation pending ongoing enquiries