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Man arrested in anti-terror operation to appear in court

A man will appear in court today after 11 people were arrested as part of an investigation into alleged support of banned extremist group al-Muhajiroun.

Radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary Credit: PA Wire

Trevor Brookes, 39, has been charged with two counts of breaching his notification requirement. These are failing to comply with a notification change of address, and notifying false information to the police.

Two men held early yesterday on the M6 motorway near junction 1 remained in custody at a central London police station. Eight others have been bailed. One of those bailed, radical preacher Anjem Choudary, said his arrest was "politically motivated".

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Two men arrested by counter terrorism officers

Two men have been arrested by counter terrorism officers in London in the early hours of this morning.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being a member of or supporting a proscribed organisation, a 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is believed to be one of nine men arrested yesterday as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism.

The arrests are part of an ongoing investigation into Islamist related terrorism and are not in response to any immediate public safety risk.

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