Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police
British counter-terror police have arrested four men on suspicion of being members of a banned organization hours after they flew into United Kingdom.
The four Sri Lankan nationals arrived at London Luton Airport on 10 April and were arrested by police the next day.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command are investigating after four men at Luton Airport were arrested on suspicion of membership of a proscribed organization.
“The men, who are all Sri Lankan nationals, arrived on an international flight on the evening of Wednesday, 10 April.
“All four men are currently in custody at a police station in Bedfordshire. Enquiries are ongoing.”
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The four remain in custody at a police station in Bedfordshire.
Membership of a proscribed organization is contrary to section 11 of the Terrorism Act 2000.