Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport for preparing for terror acts

Last Updated: Jan 13 2018 18:23

According to the police, a 27-year-old British woman was arrested on Friday at the Heathrow Airport on suspicion of “preparing for terrorist acts”.

Metro.co.uk reported that officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested the woman, who arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa, under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006.

“She was detained under PACE (Police and Criminal Evidence Act) and taken to a south London police station, where she currently remains in police custody,” police said.