Two men arrested in terror probe in west London

The arrests were carried out following an investigation by the Met's Counter-Terrorism command (Getty)

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Two men have been arrested in London today (Thursday)  on suspicion of involvement in terrorism.

The men, aged 19 and 20, were arrested at an address in west London as part of a pre-planned, intelligence-led investigation by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit, according to a Met Police statement.

Both men are suspected of preparing terrorist acts as part of separate investigations. One of the men is also suspected of funding terrorism and failing disclose information regarding an act of terrorism.

A third man, 19, was arrested in south-east London on suspicion of a religiously aggravated offence in relation to a separate matter.

[A] has been arrested under TACT powers, while [B] and [C] have been arrested under PACE powers.

Officers are currently searching a number of addresses and vehicles in the west London, south-east London and Thames Valley area.

All three men, who are from London, remain in police custody as inquiries are ongoing.