British woman arrested by terror police at Heathrow

The woman was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006

The woman was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006

Friday, January 12, 2018

Officers from the Met's Counter-Terrorism Command have arrested a 27-year-old woman at Heathrow Airport.

The woman, a UK national, arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, today (Friday January 12).

She was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006.

The woman was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station, where she currently remains in police custody. 

Enquiries continue.

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