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Counter Terror Police Arrest Four Men at London Luton Airport

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command are investigating after four men at London Luton Airport were arrested on suspicion of membership of a proscribed organization, contrary to section 11 of Britain’s Terrorism Act 2000.

The men, who are all Sri Lankan nationals, arrived on an international flight on the evening of Wednesday, 10 April.  Police at the airport were made aware of the men the next day, Thursday, 11 April and subsequently stopped them under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000. The men were then each arrested under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

All four men were released under investigation on Friday, 12 April as enquiries continue.

Read more at the Metropolitan Police Service

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