Two arrested in west London antiterror raid

first_imgBoth suspects, from London, are in custody following a pre-planned raid on a west London address on Thursday by the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command and the South East Counter Terrorism Unit.Another man, aged 19, was arrested in south-east London on suspicion of a religiously aggravated offence in a separate matter and remains in custody, police said.Officers searched addresses and vehicles in west and south-east London and the Thames Valley area following the arrests. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.A 19-year-old was detained on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts and a 20-year-old was arrested on suspicion of funding terrorism and failure to disclose information regarding an act of terrorism, Scotland Yard said.The older man was also held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism relating to a separate investigation by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img

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