Terror Probe: Woman Released

One of seven people arrested in a Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism operation has been released without charge.

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Seventh person arrested in terror probe

Police have arrested a seventh person as part of an ongoing investigation into a suspected terror plot.

A 22-year-old woman was detained at a residential address in Hackney, east London, early today.

She was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under the Terrorism Act 2000, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said.

The arrest, by officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, follows six others made on Thursday.


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Richard Dart, 29, who changed his name to Salahuddin al-Britani after converting, was said to have been one of three people detained in Ealing, west London, yesterday morning. He was arrested in the street.

The others detained in Ealing were a 21-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman held at separate home addresses.


All arrested in London

The six were taken to a south-east London police station, the force spokesman said.

A 29-year-old man was arrested in the street in west London, a 21-year-old man and the women were arrested at a separate residential premises in west London, and three other men, aged 18, 24, and 26, were arrested in east London.

Searches under the Terrorism Act 2000 are being carried out at eight residential premises in east, west and north London and one business premises in east London.

Public safety remains our overriding concern.

– Scotland Yard spokesperson
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