18 Year Woman Arrested at Stansted Airport on Terrorism Offences
Counter terrorism officers arrest an 18-year-old woman on suspicion of terrorism
offences at Stansted airport.
At approximately 16:00hrs on Friday, 16
January Counter Terrorism Officers (SO15) arrested an 18-year-old woman on
suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts contrary to Section 5 of the
Terrorism Act 2006 and membership of a proscribed organisation contrary to
Section 11(1) of the Terrorism Act 2000 after she arrived on a flight at
She has been taken to a central London police station
where she remains in custody.
The arrest was made under Police and
Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE).
As part of the investigation a
21-year-old man was arrested in Hackney on Wednesday, 29 October on suspicion of
assisting another to commit acts of terrorism, or to engage in any conduct for
the committing of such acts, by facilitating another to travel abroad (contrary
to s.5(1)(b) of the Terrorism Act 2006).
He was taken to a south London
police station, where he was later bailed to return to on a date in late
December 2014. He has since been rebailed to a date in January.
at the residential address in Hackney was also carried out.