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UK Islamic Extremism Case: To crack down on Islamic extremism in Britain, the police have arrested two more people on suspicion of terrorism offenses. One of them is a 17-year-old girl and the other is an 18-year-old man.
Britain Islamic extremism in (Islamic Extremism in UKUnder the investigation, two people, including a girl, have been arrested on the suspicion of the crime of terrorism. Scotland Yard Police gave this information on Sunday. The Metropolitan Police stated that terrorism under Section 1 of the British Terrorism Act 2006 (TACT) (Terrorism in BritainAn 18-year-old man has been arrested from Essex, near London, on suspicion of promoting Under this investigation, a 17-year-old girl has been arrested from East London.
Earlier this week, a 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of propagating terrorist material under Section-2 of the TACT-2006. The Metropolitan Police said the investigation is about alleged crimes related to Islamic extremist ideology. He told that those who have been arrested are in the custody of the police. The court has remanded him to the custody of the Metropolitan Police for further investigation.
Three people arrested this week
Commander Richard Smith, chief of the Metropolitan Police’s Counter-Terrorism Command, said three people were arrested this week by metropolitan authorities on suspicion of being linked to a terrorism crime. “We should continue this investigation but we have got worrying signs of increasing practice of police crackdown on young people in terrorism cases,” he said. Police across the country are working hard to prevent youths from becoming radicalized and swiftly acting on suspects when crimes are committed.
18 year old man arrested under TACT
Smith said, in our mission to combat terrorism, the police rely on information from the public. If you hear or see something unusual and think it may be engaging in terrorist activity. The Metropolitan Police said the 18-year-old was arrested earlier on Wednesday under the Police and Crime Evidence Act, but was arrested on Thursday under the TACT. The Westminster Magistrates’ Court has accepted an application for extension of the accused’s remand in police custody and allowed investigators to keep him in their custody till May 25, they said. The 17-year-old girl has been arrested under Section-41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and will be in the custody of the investigating officers till May 27, they said.