MIL-OSI Security: UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence

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Source: United Kingdom London Metropolitan Police

A man has been arrested for a terrorism offence as part of an investigation being led by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15).

The 25-year-old man was arrested on the morning of Wednesday, 14 July, at an address in east London on suspicion of encouraging terrorism (contrary to Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006).

He was detained under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE), and taken to a London police station.

He has been bailed to a date in August pending ongoing enquiries.

The investigation relates to Islamist material shared online, and is ongoing.

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