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Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence

News   •   Feb 22, 2017 18:45 GMT

Detectives from the Counter Terrorism Command have today, Wednesday, 22 February, arrested a man on suspicion of encouraging terrorism.

The 24-year-old was produced from prison and arrested on suspicion of the offence contrary to Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006. He was taken to a south London police and later returned to prison after being bailed pending further enquiries.

The arrest relates to support for Daesh.

The man is currently on remand awaiting trial on a separate matter.