Two Arrested on Suspicion of Funding Terrorism
May 17, 2016, 11:19 am
Two men suspected of funding terrorism have been arrested this morning, Tuesday 17 May.
The men, both aged 24 were arrested at approximately 05:30hrs by detectives from the Metropolitan Police Serviceâ€™s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15).
They were arrested at separate residential addresses in south London on suspicion of conspiracy to provide terrorism funding (contrary to Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977).
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A third man, aged 25 was arrested a short time later, at another south London address, on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class B drugs (believed cannabis).
The men are currently in custody at south London police stations. The arrests were made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE).
Officers are at present searching the addresses, as well as searching a further two residential addresses in the same area.
Source: Metropolitan Police Service