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Man, 36, arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of planning terror attacks

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 16/2/2017 Patrick Grafton-Green

A man suspected of preparing to carry out a terror attack has been arrested at Heathrow airport.

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Counter terrorism officers detained the 36-year-old when he returned to the UK from an undisclosed location on Thursday afternoon.

He was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

He has been taken into custody at a west London police station where he remains at this time.

Enquiries by detectives continue.

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