Search

Teenager held on terror offences released without charge

PUBLISHED: 16:06 03 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:11 03 April 2018

The teenager was arrested in east London at about 3am on Thursday. Picture: Met Police

The teenager was arrested in east London at about 3am on Thursday. Picture: Met Police

Metropolitan Police

A teenager arrested by terrorism police in east London last week has been released without charge.

The 19-year-old was arrested at about 3am on Thursday on suspicion of commissioning, preparing or instigating acts of terrorism.

He was held at a south London police station.

Detectives were granted an extension to keep him in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

He was released on Saturday.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the East London Advertiser