Two people arrested under Terror Act

Officers from the MPS Counter Terrorism Command, SO15, have today (Wednesday, 30 April) arrested [A] a 50 year-old man, at an address in Westminster on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism and suspicion of possessing information useful to persons preparing or committing acts of terrorism (Terrorism Act 2006).

A 57 year-old man [B] was also arrested at an address in Barnet Borough on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism (Terrorism Act 2006).

Two residential addresses in Westminster and an address in Barnet are currently being searched as well as a number of vehicles.

The arrested men remain in custody at a police station in south London.

Enquiries continue.